Slingshot Wisteria

BoneSci

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Hi,

This is a wisteria that my parents dug for me from their property last year. It reminds me of a slingshot with the two trunks from the same spot. I don't like that they are so similar and would like to get some advice before I repot.

Should I leave both trunks? My thoughts are to remove the that has been shortened on the right altogether. Also, there is a repeat of this 'slingshot' on the left and my plan was to shorten that to the lower branches upon repotting.

Comments welcome!
Thanks,

Chris
 

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gergwebber

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from the second pic take the fork off above the bottom branch. you could leave a jin or cut it off at an angle and the taper might look right, plus you can probably train the branch into a more appealing form. I am not afraid of cutting, but once its all cut you cant go back.... however, you can cut in stages and think about it over time.

the other option I see is to from pic two, take off the lower right arm and the upper left also, then the trunk will bend back on itself twice.
 

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