Fragrant Lilac Shrub
Facts about Fragrant Lilac tree. "Scientific name for Fragrant Lilac shrub is Syringa vulgaris". The common lilac is a native of southeastern Europe. The Fragrant Lilac is a shrub that belongs to the family Syringa. Lilacs are very popular and seem that they are so loveable. The Fragrant Lilac shrub are available in about seven colors but the most familiar one is the Syringa vulgaris that normally blooms in the northern state.
Physical description of the Fragrant Lilac shrub
The Fragrant Lilac shrub is a deciduous multi-stemmed shrub that has an irregular yet rounded outline. It grows to about 8' to 15' feet (2.43 to 4.57 meters) high and a spread of 6'to 12' feet (1.82 to 3.65 meters) when at full maturity. It has dark-grey to grey-brown stems and its wood is strong. The Fragrant Lilac shrub has blue-green to dark-green leaves. The Fragrant Lilac shrub has spectacular flowers that have a fine fragrance.
Planting of the Fragrant Lilac shrub
The Fragrant Lilac shrub is to be grown in fertile, well-drained, humus-rich, and neutral to alkaline soil. Sight selection is very important for the plant to flourish, the Fragrant Lilac shrub need full sun – at least ensure it can get 6 hours a day. Ensure that the soil drains well; the Fragrant Lilac will not bloom with too much water.
Caring of the Fragrant Lilac shrub
You should apply compost under the Fragrant Lilac shrub each spring, and mulch so as to retain moisture and also to control the weeds. When the rainfall is minimal you will have to water your Fragrant Lilac. Take note that the Fragrant Lilac shrub will not bloom if they are over fertilized.
Pruning and Trimming of the Fragrant Lilac shrub
The Fragrant Lilac shrub will bloom on old wood, it is important to prune them in the spring right after they have bloomed. If you happen to prune later during the summer you might mess up with the wood.
The Fragrant Lilac bush should be trimmed so as to shape it and at the same time remove the suckers.
The Fragrant Lilac shrub is prone to slugs and snail attack. The powder white mildew might appear immediately after the hot summer, though it is harmless and thus can be ignored.
The Fragrant Lilac shrub can be expected to grow in Hardiness Zones 3 to 7. The Fragrant Lilac shrub grows with height increases of 12 to 24 inches (60 to 120 cm) per year.