Lilac bush

newhomeownerNYApril 25, 2014

I want to plant lilac bushes behind a fence on my property. What size pot should I buy to get flowering quickly (I know some take 5 years) and still not dent the budget too badly. Looking at planting 4 lilacs at 12/15feet in between. Thanks! Z5b

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ken_adrian Adrian MI cold Z5

its a flowering shrub ... there is such a forum.. but no need to go repost it ...

buy the most expensive you are willing to buy.. and wing it ... they either bloom next year.. or they dont ... no way for us to know ...

is the other side of the fence.. your property???

if they are blooming in the pot.. as you buy them... they should bloom next year .. IF properly planted.. and with proper aftercare ...

i got all of my dozen lilacs for free ..... by knocking on doors and asking to dig a sucker.. with that price ... none... i didnt care how long it took to bloom ...

ken

    Bookmark   April 25, 2014 at 12:55PM
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newhomeownerNY

Thanks, Ken! Sorry about posting to the wrong board. Yes. The other side of the fence is our property. We have a very steep drop 6-8 ft from fence and want to try and keep my children from trying to climb the fence with chicken wire attached to it and lilacs in the back. Phase 2-next year will be planting in front of the fence to further restrict climbing and rolling down slope.

    Bookmark   April 25, 2014 at 2:44PM
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