Ivory Silk lilac tree and spring freshet

Hello, I have an ivory silk tree I would like to plant closer to the lakeside. It will be at the graveside of my recently departed Newfoundland dog. The soil is very well draining and currently supports large grown oak,…

Japanese Lilac Tree Dieback

I have two Japanese lilac trees, approximately 20 years old. They are planted at the front of the house, facing north. One tree has major die back. Leaves suddenly wilt on individual branches then drop off. I’m not sure if…

Japanese silk lilac Tree

My tree is 10 years old. It has always been beautiful. This year half of the tree looks dead. I’m in Mississauga. I have a 3 year old beside that is fine. There is some growth out of the dead…

Japanese Lilac Rejuvenation Prune*

I have a Japanese Lilac in my back yard. It’s about 6 feet tall, with only 4 slim (4 inches around?) trunks on it – it’s not a large tree. It has grown askew due to reaching for sunlight. The…

Syringa reticulata ‘ivory silk’*

My syringa reticulate “Ivory silk tree has dead branches & wilted leaves. Could this be verticillium wilt? If so, how would I treat it? We are having a very dry summer so is it possible that it needs a good…