Lilac - Knowledgebase Question

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Question by mskeybucket
April 20, 2007
What is the best way to prune Lilacs

Answer from NGA
April 20, 2007
Lilacs can be thinned lightly every year after they bloom. Remove a few of the oldest stems by cutting them off at the base, down by the ground. Also remove any new shoots from the ground that are smaller than a pencil. This annual process keeps the plant growing vigorously.

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