Lilac Bushes
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lilac bushes

Anonymous added on July 30, 2015 | Answered

When is the best time to trim lilacs and how much can be trimmed off?

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Downtoearthdigs
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Answered on July 30, 2015

I would not prune it back by more than 1/3 in any one year. Cutting it back further than that could harm the plant. This article should help with that: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/shrubs/lilac/pruning-lilac-bushes-when-to-trim-lilac-bushes.htm

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