Lilac bush - Knowledgebase Question

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Question by norton106
May 18, 2009
Do I need to prune my lilac bush?

Answer from NGA
May 18, 2009


It is not necessary to prune a lilac bush but all the flowers will be produced on new growth and since pruning encourages lots of new growth, most gardeners prune their lilacs back after the flowers have faded. This way they develop flowers all over the plant and not just on the top (where most growth would normally occur). It's a personal preference....

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