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Syringa vulgaris

Suitable for any normal soil and position and the following 
Ultimate Height20ft (6m)Exposed/WindyNo
Hedge Height6-8ft (1.8-2.4m)Damp ShadeNo
Av. Growth/Year*1ft (30cm)Dry ShadeNo
Wet SitesNo
NativeNoCoastal AreasNo
EvergreenNoChalky SoilYes

Av. Growth/Year* = Average growth per year in first 10-20 years, click here for more details.

LILAC, COMMON (Syringa vulgaris)
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A large suckering deciduous shrub which will make a colourful informal hedge, or can be grown as a specimen shrub or small tree. Masses of richly scented pale mauve flower heads in May, attractive to butterflies. Any fertile soil, full sun preferred but will tolerate partial shade.
HEDGE Trim back after flowering if necessary. For hedges 6-8ft (1.8-2.4m). Plant 3ft (90cm) apart.
TREE/SHRUB 20ft x 12ft (6m x 3.7m) in 20 years, ultimate height 20ft (6m).

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 Price per plant for 
 Tr 1-1.5ft

Tr = Transplanted, click here for more details.
We can only sell bare-rooted/transplanted plants when they are dormant. Depending on the weather this is normally between November and March. We only charge for goods paid by credit/debit cards when they are despatched.


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Length of Hedge

Planting Distance3ft/90cm
No Plants 
Tr  1-1.5ft

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