Japanese Tree Lilac

Japanese Tree Lilac is a great 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 this plant are oval in shape and are glossy green.  Japanese Tree Lilac attract 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

Japanese Tree Lilac Flowers

Japanese Tree Lilac Leaf

Japanese Tree Lilac

Syringa Reticulata

Plant Details

Flower Color- Creamy White

Foliage Color- Dark Green

Zone- 4-7

Height- 20-30 feet tall

Spread- 15-25 feet wide

Light- Full sun

Details- This fast growing maple tree exhibits bright orange-red leaves in the fall.  This tree was selected as the Urban Tree of the Year in 2003.  This tree has excellent disease and insect resistance.  The best time to prune this deciduous tree is in the winter.

Other lilac tree options.

  • Arabian Lilac
  • Ivory Silk Lilac

Additional information on Japanese Tree Lilac.