Lilac Bushes
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Lilac Trees

Zone Greater London EN4 | gillwragg added on May 4, 2017 | Answered

I have 2 lilac trees ( they are bigger than bushes). They are flowering beautifully at the moment at the top. Lower down they are very woody with no leaves. How should these be pruned?

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DLarum
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Answered on May 4, 2017

Common lilacs can get that way with age. They sometimes become more tree-like than shrub-like. This article can help you prune a lilac for it's best appearance
https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/shrubs/lilac/pruning-lilac-bushes-when-to-trim-lilac-bushes.htm

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