Lilac Bushes
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Lilacs

Zone 10956 | Miggi added on April 17, 2017 | Answered

My older lilacs have no buds. What should I do for them?

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    Alisma
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    Answered on April 18, 2017

    As this article explains, older lilacs can have a decline in blooms because lilacs bloom better on younger wood. You may be able to promote more flower bud growth in the future by pruning to promote more growth of new wood:

    https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/shrubs/lilac/lilac-bush-not-blooming.htm

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