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Syringa reticulata (Blume) H. Hara

Zone 3

Japanese Tree Lilac
Japanese Tree Lilac

Japanese tree lilacs are small trees with highly ornamental,
fragrant flower spikes

Description

Growth Rate: Moderate

Height: 6 m (20 ft)

Spread: 5 m (17 ft)

Life span: 40-50 years

Why Plant It?

  • Bears large sprays of showy, fragrant white flowers
  • Small, neat size fits well in small yards

Likes

  • Full sun
  • Well-drained soil
  • Tolerates pollution well

Dislikes

  • Heavily shaded sites
  • Drought

Insects

Lilac Borer

Disease

Powdery Mildew

Last updated: 2/8/2013 7:34:00 AM