Japanese Tree Lilac

Japanese Tree Lilac

Japanese Tree Lilac Facts

Specific Name:   Syringa reticulata
Hardiness Zones:   3 to 7
Growth_Rate:   Moderate
Site Requirements:   Sun; range of soil types including clay
Texture:   Medium
Form:   Upright with stiff habit; spreading branches; oval to rounded crown
Height:   20 to 30'
Weight:   15 to 20'
Leaf:   2 to 6" opposite, simple leaves; nonshowy fall color
Flower/Fruit:   Creamy white flowers in loose 12" panicles in midsummer; fragrant; gold capsules in clusters last until midwinter
Comments:    Cast medium shade; shiny cherry like bark; vigorous; high resistance to mildew, borers
Habit:   Deciduous
Cultivars:   --