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What kind of lilac tree do I have?

I have a link to the album, as you can see half of the tree is beautiful, the other half does not look so good, what can I do to fix it? and what kind of tree is it? what can i do to make it better?

thanks :)

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Asked by ScubasMommy at 12:03 AM on May. 11, 2011 in Home & Garden

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  • I looked at this, and definitely noticed the difference. Do you prune it every fall? It obviously needs fertilizing, and I would check the soil for acidity. I have had lilacs over the years, and have experienced this same problem. But when I fertilized and pruned then they became healthy. Check through your city government for the folks who can help you with these answers... this is free to the community. It looks to me like the lilac color is faded, or is it a white lilac, or a grafted lilac? Check the local expert for help on this.

    Answer by Rowesbud at 12:10 AM on May. 11, 2011

  • how do i prune it and what kind of fertilizer? no i never pruned it, we moved into this house recently, and the tree was already here

    Comment by ScubasMommy (original poster) at 12:12 AM on May. 11, 2011

  • and how does one contact a city government?

    Comment by ScubasMommy (original poster) at 12:17 AM on May. 11, 2011

  • I'd take the photo to a local nursery. They'll be able to tell you exactly what you need for it.

    Answer by ethans_momma06 at 3:26 AM on May. 11, 2011

  • try asking a local nursery, they know your area

    Answer by Ashlynnsmommy07 at 6:00 PM on May. 11, 2011

  • I am clueless about plants.

    Answer by cleanaturalady at 9:35 PM on May. 11, 2011

  • not sure, but I love lilacs.

    Answer by KTMOM at 9:38 PM on May. 11, 2011

  • I can't see the picture so not sure if you have one bush or two. Lilacs don't bloom every year. I would cut the part that isn't blooming back.

    Answer by tazdvl at 10:18 PM on May. 11, 2011

  • prune it

    Answer by sstepph at 2:15 PM on May. 13, 2011

  • no idea

    Answer by asil at 11:53 PM on May. 13, 2011

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