Lilac Bushes
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Pruning a lilac bush.

Zone uk | lydiamunro added on May 7, 2019 | Answered

My lilac bush has become tall and straggly, it is in flower now. Should I prune it after flowering? How much do I cut off and where do I cut? The tree is approx. 60 years old. Thanks Lydia

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Downtoearthdigs
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Answered on May 7, 2019

Yes, enjoy the flowers and prune right after your shrub is done flowering.

https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/shrubs/lilac/pruning-lilac-bushes-when-to-trim-lilac-bushes.htm

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