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Hungarian Fragrant Lilac

Botanical name: Syringa josikaea
Family: Oleaceae
Plant type: Deciduous perennial.
Size (HxW): 2-3m x 2m
Depth and spacing: Plant at the same level as in the pots with roots spread evenly under soil surface.
Aspect: Full sun to semi-shade.
Climate: Cool to Temperate.
Watering: Occasional watering required when rainfall is low. Apply a thick layer of mulch around the roots to help with water retention.
Frost tolerance: Frost hardy.
Flowering time: Early summer.
Planting time: Anytime
Soil: Well-drained, humus rich, neutral to alkaline soil.
Fertilizer: Feed during winter with any well-rotted animal manure or well-balanced fertilizer.
After flowering care: Cut off spent flowers and trim to shape if necessary.
Comments: This lovely plant will benefit from a light prune to encourage new growth.

Last Reviewed: 10/27/2004 2:47:49 PM
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