Lilac Bushes
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Lilac Bushes

Zone 99705-North Pole Alaska | oakraider added on August 29, 2016 | Answered

When should you prune Lilac bushes, approx 1 year old - spring, summer, fall or anytime?

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Alisma
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Answered on August 30, 2016

Lilacs should generally be pruned just after they've finished flowering in the late spring/early summer. But your young lilac may not need pruning yet. This article explains it all:

https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/shrubs/lilac/pruning-lilac-bushes-when-to-trim-lilac-bushes.htm

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