Lilac Bushes

Lilac Shoots

Rosemarie Mollica added on March 31, 2016 | Answered

My lilac tree has many shoots coming up around the bottom of the tree. Should these shoots be cut? Will they disturb the blooming of the tree?

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Answered on April 1, 2016

This is a common growing pattern for Lilacs.
Either remove the shoots or propagate them for new plants.
Here is a link with more information.

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