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Syringa reticulata

Common Name(s):
Japanese tree lilac
Category:
Trees
Comment:

Cast medium shade; shiny cherry like bark; vigorous; high resistance to mildew, borers

Height:
20-30 ft.
Flower:
Creamy white flowers in loose 12 in. panicles in midsummer; fragrant; gold capsules in clusters last until midwinter
Zones:
3-7
Habit:
Deciduous
Site:
Sun; range of soil types including clay
Texture:
Medium
Form:
Upright with stiff habit; spreading branches; oval to rounded crown
Width:
15-20 ft.
Growth Rate:
Moderate
Leaf:
2 to 6 in. opposite, simple leaves; nonshowy fall color
Tags:
deciduous

NCCES plant id: 2211

Syringa reticulata Syringa reticulata
Photo by Kent McFarland, CC BY-NC-2.0
Syringa reticulata Syringa reticulata flower and leaf detail
Photo by Kent McFarland, CC BY-NC-2.0