Lilac Bushes

Why Did My Lilac Bush Have No Flowers, Only Leaves


wantflowers added on May 30, 2012 | Answered

Why did my lilac bush have no flowers, only leaves?


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Nikki
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Answered on May 31, 2012

If your lilacs are lush and green, but have no buds or blossoms, it might be a sign that they are getting too much nitrogen. Use a general purpose fertilizer high in phosphorus in the early spring. Lilacs like to have lots of sun, so if they’re in a shady area, they may not bloom well. Fertilize your lilacs once with the same type of formula again after pruning. This article will also help: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/shrubs/lilac/lilac-bush-not-blooming.htm

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