Lilac Bushes

Fertilizing a White Lilac

Anonymous added on June 15, 2012 | Answered

I have several flowering bushes/trees. One a mock orange, and my white lilac. I get some flowers on these tree/bushes but not many. What fertilizer should I use for next hear to make them flower?

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Answered on June 16, 2012

Frequent fertilizing isn't necessary; however, you can use a general-purpose fertilizer (low in nitrogen) in the spring to help give lilac a little boost. Also, add some compost and bone meal in and around the soil.

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