Jun 14, Growing Lilac from Cuttings. Propagating lilac bushes from cuttings is tricky, but definitely not impossible. Take cuttings of lilac bushes from tender new growth in late spring or early summer. Mature growth is less likely to root. Take several cuttings to increase your chance of success. Take cuttings in the morning when the weather is cool and the plant is well-hydrated. Cut 4- to 6-inch. Littleleaf lilac (Syringa microphylla) is a round, low, bush-like plant that seldom grows more than 5 feet tall.
It produces small, late blooming, fragrant, lilac flowers. Both leaves and flowers of this species are small. Dwarf Korean lilac (Syringa palebinina) is an even shorter bush than the littleleaf lilac and seldom grows more than 4 feet tall.
May 01, Taking cuttings is an age old method of getting more plants from established ones to pass on or keep to expand your own garden. Rooting lilacs from cuttings is a great way to get more of these beautiful bushes.
Choose the lilac you wish to propagate. Take a few cuttings just after flowering. Dip in rooting hormone and plant in bushtrimmers.buzzted Reading Time: 9 mins. Sep 06, If you want to grow lilac bushes so their leaves form a protective hedge, you should plant them 5 to 15 ( to m) apart, depending on the size of lilac bushes you have.
How to Care for Lilac Bush. Even though lilacs will grow with little care or attention, there are still a few things you can do to care for your lilac to help it thrive.
Aug 27, Implement renewal pruning and proper plant care (watering, mulching, fertilizing) to help the plant recover. Keep an eye on the plant in the season for signs of permanent damage and the possibility the plant may need to be replaced. Possible replacements for lilac can be found in the Plant Elements of Design plant database.
If biotic. May 01, North Andover, MAToday. Partly cloudy. High 78F. Winds ESE at 5 to 10 mph. Tonight. Jun 04, To plant your freshly dug lilac sucker in the ground, dig a hole deep enough, loosen up the soil some by digging around with your shovel.
Place your lilac sucker or shoot into the hole and fill back with the loose soil. Gently firm it in with your foot. Water it in well. Keep your fresh planted lilac watered until it is established.