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Gary350
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Lilacs care question.

Lilacs have finished blooming when are we suppose to fertilize and trim and what kind of fertilizer.
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rainbowgardener
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Trip? No idea what you mean.

I have never fertilized my lilacs, neither the huge old one or the two younger ones, one of which was a little volunteer I moved to a new spot. They fend for themselves quite well.

See my post here:

https://www.helpfulgardener.com/forum/viewtopic.php?t=24852

all I do is deadhead and prune a little (mostly cutting the dead wood out and opening up the center a bit so sun, air etc can get through, keeping branches from rubbing against each other)
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