Lilac Bushes
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When Can an 8 Foot Lilac Be Transplanted

BAY added on October 1, 2012 | Answered

When can 8 foot lilac be transplanted? Spring or fall?

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Nikki
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Answered on October 2, 2012

Most transplanting takes place in either spring or fall (but preferably fall). If you can ensure that the majority of the roots and surrounding soil is lifted and replanted in suitable growing conditions, you'll have a greater chance of success. To reduce shock, trimming may help. Here is an article that you may find helpful: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/plant-problems/environmental/learn-how-to-avoid-and-repair-transplant-shock-in-plants.htm

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