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Rooting Lilac Bushes

Can you start a lilac from clippings?

Hardiness Zone: 5a

By Shar from Chicago, IL

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January 21, 20110 found this helpful

I never have but I would sure try! Take a piece that isn't so woody and snip it, cut all the leaves off, dip it in rooting hormone and some sandy dirt, and try it. Heck do 5 or 6 at a time cause maybe you'll get 1 out of 6. Happy gardening.

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