I Need to Relocate My Lilac Bush. When Is the Best Time to Do This?
When is the best time to transplant a lilac bush?
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If you can transplant at any time, spring and early fall are the best times. To reduce shock, trimming may help. Dpending on its size, you can cut it back by 1/3 to help it recover from the move better, but if you remove all of the branches, the plant will take several years to bloom.
This article will help when you transplant it: