Syringa (Lilac) reticulata (Japanese Tree Lilac)

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A small tree having cherry-like bark on its trunk and older branches. Tree develops a very distinctive horizontal branching structure as it matures. Flowers appear in mid-late June in large, creamy white pyramidal flower clusters – a full month after the common and French varieties. Rounded habit. A handsome tree or large shrub.

  • Height: 20'-25'
  • Spread: 20'-25'
  • Exposure:
  • Fruit/Flower: capsule
  • Fruit Size: 1"-2"
  • Bloom: Late spring
  • Flower Color: Creamy White
  • Foliage Color: Green
  • Fall Color: Green-Yellow