To Top

Lilac Bush Near a Septic Tank

I had planted a beautiful lilac bush 3 years ago 4 feet from our septic tank not really thinking about how big it would get. This bush had gotten huge and growing twice as fast as all the other beautiful lilac's I have around the house, my only concern is what is the root system like? I am concerned that the roots have gone into our septic tank. How do they root? Can I move such a big bush now?


Hardiness Zone: 6b

Kelly from Vancouver island, BC

Add your voice! Click below to answer. ThriftyFun is powered by your wisdom!

March 22, 20070 found this helpful

i dont know about moving it. but i was told a couple times in the past that people used to always plant a lilac right next to the outhouse. they knew it would grow really well in that specific local. ?

Reply Was this helpful? Yes
May 6, 20070 found this helpful

LOL, that's great- The lilacs are always greener over the septic tank!

Reply Was this helpful? Yes

Add your voice! Click below to answer. ThriftyFun is powered by your wisdom!

Related Content
Home and Garden Gardening ShrubsMarch 20, 2007
Septic Safe Cleaners
Septic Safe Cleaners
Lilac Bush
Lilac Leaves Turning Yellow
Septic Tank
Maintaining Your Septic Tank
Planting Near Septic System
Planting Trees and Shrubs Near a Septic System
Birthday Ideas!
Ask a Question
Share a Post
Desktop Page | View Mobile

Disclaimer | Privacy Policy | Contact Us

© 1997-2017 by Cumuli, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

Published by .

Generated 2017/09/15 22:24:31 in 573 msecs. ⛅️️ ⚡️
Loading Something Awesome!