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My lilac bushes are about 25 years old and are too tall and produce too few flowers. When and how is the best time to cut them back so I can control their height and produce more flowers. They were shaded by trees but are now in a sunnier area since several trees have been taken down. Also should I feed them - I have never done so in the past. Thank you Gary Spurr



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Dear Gary,

See:

http://www.arboretum.harvard.edu/lc/lilacs/lilacare.htm
http://www.greatplants.com/care_guides/lilacs.html
http://www.gardenweb.com/forums/load/fragrant/msg021338541557.html

Sincerely,

Anthony R. Brach, Ph.D.



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