Lilac Bushes

When Is the Best Time to Transplant a Lilac Bush?

sharron added on May 3, 2011 | Answered

When is the best time to transplant a lilac bush?

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Answered on May 3, 2011

Most transplanting takes place in spring or fall (preferably fall). If you can ensure that the majority of the roots and surrounding soil is lifted and replanted in similar 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:

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