University of Rhode Island

Syringa reticulata

Japanese Tree Lilac

Small tree with dark green leaves emerging early spring. Bark resembles cherry tree bark. White flowers in large panicles cover tree in early summer. Easy to transplant, prefers well drained acidic soil. Full sun, pH adaptable. 20-30’ x 15-25’.

Herman, D.E. et al. 1996. North Dakota tree handbook. USDA NRCS ND State Soil Conservation Committee; NDSU Extension and Western Area Power Admin., Bismarck, ND. Courtesy of ND State Soil Conservation Committee. Provided by USDA NRCS

Herman, D.E. et al. 1996. North Dakota tree handbook. USDA NRCS ND State Soil Conservation Committee; NDSU Extension and Western Area Power Admin., Bismarck, ND. Courtesy of ND State Soil Conservation Committee. Provided by USDA NRCS

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