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Japanese Wisteria

wisteria blooms

Japanese Wisteria is a beautiful, but invasive vine. The flowers are plentiful, but the vine will take over if given the chance.

Les Harrison is the UF/IFAS Wakulla County Extension Director

The sweet smell of spring is here, in part to the abundance of Japanese wisteria covering the trees in the area. The kudzu-like invasion of this flowering vine can be detrimental to many of the native species of plants and trees inhabiting Wakulla county.

American wisterias cone-shaped blooms produce a more subtle scent, but the plants growth is more subdued and easier to control. Read the full article here!