How do I tell if a lilac bush is dead?

Answer Peel back the skin of the trunk of the lilac bush with a knife or scissors. Look for healthy, green tissue. If there is green about 1/2 inch below the bark of the plant, the bush is alive. If it i... Read More »

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How do I take care of a lilac bush?

CareMake sure lilac bushes get at least six hours of direct sunlight per day. Fertilize in the early spring before the lilac bush blooms, using a fertilizer that is high in phosphorus, to encourage... Read More »

When can i trim my lilac bush?

Lilacs should be pruned annually, just after blooming is complete and the flowers have died and fallen off. If you wait until too late in the season to trim your lilac, you can kill young growth.So... Read More »

How to Root a Lilac Bush?

From their delicate scent to their clusters of white to deep-purple flowers, lilacs are the prized flowering shrub of many gardeners. Shared by neighbors and traded for other cuttings, the differen... Read More »

Lilac Bush Varieties?

Lilac bushes, or Syringa as they are botanically known, come in a variety of colors and sizes. From dwarf plants measuring in size of five feet to plants in height of 30-feet tall, lilac bushes ran... Read More »