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Q.Why is lilac dying

Zone 5 | eldonslilac added on May 17, 2012 | Answered

A lilac planted in 2010 bloomed first year. All the other lilacs in area are blooming but this one has small flower buds and sick looking leaves. Any suggestions.

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Answered on May 18, 2012

It may need fertilizing. Use a general purpose fertilizer high in phosphorus each spring. It could also have a fungus, so I would recommend treating it with a fungcide as well.

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