What if I Only Want 5 ft Lilac Trees
What if I only want 5 ft. lilac trees?
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Pruning is another option. Here is more information: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/shrubs/lilac/pruning-lilac-bushes-when-to-trim-lilac-bushes.htm
If you only want a 5' lilac, consider growing one of the Korean Lilac varieties. They are dwarf, very fragrant, less prone to mildew and can be easily hedged.