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Aug 27, Syringa vulgaris, the common lilac, is reportedly the most affected species. S. reticulata the tree lilac, is also susceptible. Whether specific cultivars are affected more than others is unknown mainly because most people don't know the cultivar. Affected plants are reportedly mature and have"never been a problem" before this year. Jul 08, The best time to plant lilacs is in the fall. This gives the new lilac plants a chance for their root systems to develop, ready to start growing in the spring.
You can also plant bare lilac roots in the spring that you buy online or from garden centers after the ground has thawed shrubgrinding.barted Reading Time: 10 mins.
Because they're cold hardy plants, some lilac varieties do not perform well in the South.
Apr 14, The common lilac, Syringa vulgaris, blooms in the northern states for 2 weeks from mid- to late spring. However, there are early- mid- and late-season lilacs, which, when grown together, ensure a steady bloom for at least 6 weeks. Lilacs are hardy, easy to grow, and low maintenance. They can grow from 5 to 15 feet tall, depending on the shrubgrinding.bar Type: Trees, Shrubs, and Vine.
Apr 02, How to Prune Lilac Bushes. When pruning lilacs, cutting back the tops of overgrown stems is oftentimes not enough. It is generally better to cut the entire stem. Trimming lilacs is best accomplished using clippers. Remove spent blooms all the way to the stems to prevent seeding and encourage more blooms later on. Fertilize the lilac bush. Use a fertilizer with a nitrogen-phosphorous-potassium ratio on older plants that are not blooming. You may also use a or fertilizer. Fertilize once in the spring and once in the fall by digging a few holes in the soil next to each lilac plant and adding 1.