Blackened Lilac Leaves - Knowledgebase Question

Westbrook, ME
Question by deljohn1
October 29, 1999
The leaves on my Lilac bush are turning black. Is this normal or is something wrong with it?

Answer from NGA
October 29, 1999


I think this is the result of the colder weather. Lilacs are deciduous and lose their leaves in late fall but do not usually make a good show of color beforehand.

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