Syringa reticulata

Japanese Tree Lilac

Form and Growth Characteristics:
Plant Type - Tree
Growth Rate - medium 9-12' over 6-8 years
Mature Height - 20-30'
Mature Width - 15-25'
Longevity -

Ornamental Characteristics:
Flower - creamy, fragrant, borne in large terminal 6-12" long and 6-10" wide panicles
Fruit - warty, glabrous, scimitar-shaped, dehiscent 0.75" long capsule, blunt at apex
Leaf -
Fall Color - no good color
Bark - cherry-like reddish brown to brownish, prominent horizontal lenticels
Other Features -
Possible Use -
Season Of Interest -

Culture and Care:
Care Requirements - easy to transplant; loose, well drained, slightly acid soil; full sun for best flowering
Native Habitat - Northern Japan introduced 1876
Diseases and Insects - bacterial blight, phytopthora blight, leaf blights and spots, powdery mildew, wilt and other pathological problems; also borers, miners and scales
Strength -
Weakness -

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Find Related Plants:
- Other plants with the common name Lilac.
- Other plants of the family Oleaceae.
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