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Japanese Tree Lilac
Scientific Name: Syringa reticulata (Blume) Hara
Synonym: Syringa amurensis
Family: Oleaceae
Japanese Tree Lilac (Syringa  reticulata)
Syringa reticulata, Herman, D.E. et al. 1996. North Dakota tree handbook. USDA NRCS ND State Soil Conservation Committee
Recommended Temperature Zone:
sunset: 1-12, 14-16
USDA: 3-8b

Heat Tolerance: Doesn't like warm climates

Sun Exposure: Full sun

Origin: Northern Japan

Growth Habits: Deciduous large shrub or small tree, 20 to 30 feet tall (6-9 m); cherry-like bark; simple, dark green, opposite, entire leaves 2 to 5 inches long (5-12 cm)

Watering Needs: Regular water

Propagation: Cuttings, seeds

Syringa reticulata, Herman, D.E. et al. 1996.

Cultural Practices:
The tree lilacs bloom on the previous year wood. Pruning should be done after the blooming is finished. They transplant easily.

Blooming Habits:
Showy, fragrant (found unpleasant by many), off-white flowers, in early summer, in large terminal panicles, up to 12 inches long (30 cm), 10 inches wide (25 cm)

Fruiting Habits:

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