The Best Time to Prune a Lilac Tree

The best time to prune a lilac tree is immediately after flowering. Prune back to a branching limb or 2-3 inches above the ground.

Keywords: pruning lilacs, lilac trees, lilac care

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Jenn Mercer is a Writer, Poet, and Translator (French > English) living in Raleigh, NC. She has Bachelors degrees in both English (Creative Writing) and French from NC State University. Mercer has been published in the Grapevine, Astropoetica, Talkin Blues, Nth Degree, the CATI Quarterly, The Fix, and Uncle John's Bathroom Reader for Kids.