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Q.Lilac Bushes Are Scraggly With Few Blooms

Anonymous added on April 24, 2011 | Answered

My husband ‘trimmed’ back my beautiful lilacs three years ago, during the summer. I’ve had these bushes approximately 20 years and hate to take them out, but they look terrible. Can they be saved?

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Answered on April 25, 2011

Your tree may simply be in need of some trimming. Here is an article that you may find helpful: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/shrubs/lilac/pruning-lilac-bushes-when-to-trim-lilac-bushes.htm

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