Japanese Tree Lilac is a excellent ornamental tree to use in your landscape if you are looking for a large flowering tree. This tree boasts large white flowers in June and July. The flowers are fragrant, just like any other lilac plant. The leaves of this plant are oval and are glossy green. Japanese Tree Lilac attracts birds because of their denseness. This plant can be trained as a tree or grown into a large shrub. When planted in rows, these trees can make a spectacular tree hedge. This tree is resistant to mildew, scale, and borer.

Japanese Tree Lilac

Syringa Reticulata

Plant Type- Ornamental Tree

Flower Color- Creamy White

Foliage Color- Dark Green

Growth Habit- Upright

Growth Rate- Medium

Zone- 4-7

Height- 20-30 feet tall

Spread- 15-25 feet wide

Light- Full sun

Details- This tree produces huge flower blooms in late spring and summer.  The flowers of this tree are quite fragrant.

Pruning- Pruning should be done in the summer after the tree is done flowering.

Other lilac tree options.

  • Arabian Lilac
  • Ivory Silk Lilac