Will Wisteria Harm Blue Spruce Tree That It Has Climbed

Question From: MICHIGAN
Q: Wisteria vine has grown up a blue spruce to its crown (about 80 ft). Will vine cause tree to die, or can I leave it be ??
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A: Probably not a good idea. It's shading out sun and competing for moisture. Blue Spruce are suffering from a variety of diseases and climate change. they need all the help they can get. Best And Happy Yardening, Nancy