Syringa - Knowledgebase Question

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Question by hjameson
May 4, 2007
I have a syringa bush and have never gotten any flowers on it. Could you kindly help me in this matter?

Answer from NGA
May 4, 2007
Syringa, or lilac bush, can take several years to become established before it will grace you with flowers. I think it's worth the wait, though! Lilacs grow best in full sunshine and flower best where they receive a pronounced winter chill. You didn't list your hometown so I don't know whether or not it's getting the required cold winter weather. Just be patient with your lilac. It should flower within the next 2-3 years.


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