Jun 14, 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 lengths ( cm.) of tender, new stumpclearing.buzzg: Wilmington MA. Apr 02, How to Prune Lilac Bushes. When pruning lilacs, cutting back the tops of overgrown stems is oftentimes not enough. It is generally better to cut the entire stem.
Trimming lilacs is best accomplished using clippers. Remove spent blooms all the way to the stems to prevent seeding and encourage more blooms later on. Cut back about a third of the stumpclearing.buzzg: Wilmington MA. Mar 02, This lilacs bright, vibrant colors make it a beautiful ornamental tree that is loved my plant enthusiasts everywhere.
This plant is relatively easy to propagate using stem cuttings. The most important thing to remember is to prevent desiccation. Do not leave the cutting out of the ground for longer than needed and keep the soil constantly stumpclearing.buzzg: Wilmington MA. Jul 08, Most flowering shrubs need regular pruning to keep them vibrant, and the common lilac (Syringa vulgaris) is no exception. Lilac bushes will typically flower without any effort from you. However, if left to grow and spread on their own, common lilacs will eventually only flower on the tops of the uppermost stumpclearing.buzzg: Wilmington MA.