Lilac Bushes

Lilac Bush Pruning


Anonymous added on June 2, 2015 | Answered

I have a lilac bush that was transplanted about 3 yrs ago. It is approx. 4' tall but only has leaves on the top foot of the plant. The bottom 3 foot is just a spindly trunk. Is there a way to prune this 'bush' to make it bushier? I considered cutting it down to about 6" from the ground and letting it grow back but wasn't sure if this would help. Also, didn't really want to lose blooms for 3 years or more, which I have heard is what would happen. Any advice would be greatly appreciated. Thank you.


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Heather
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Answered on June 4, 2015
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