Fertilizing Lilacs - Knowledgebase Question

Streator, IL (Zone 5A)
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Question by bryant438
March 30, 2007
What fertilizer to use on lilacs?

Answer from NGA
March 30, 2007
A spring application of 5-10-5 will promote blooming in your lilacs. Avoid fertilizers high in nitrogen (the first number on the label) or you'll end up with lots of lush, green growth - at the expense of flowers.

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