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China Snow tree lilac

Syringa reticulata ssp. pekinensis 'Morton'

Interesting Flower

Characteristics:
A fast-growing tree lilac with an upright and spreading form and sprays of yellow flowers in June makes this a great tree for smaller planting strips.

Growing Conditions:
Tolerant of both acid and alkaline soil. Avoid wet sites. Fairly drought tolerant once it is established. This tree shows resistance to bacterial blight, powdery mildew, scale insects and lilac borers.

Uses:
A great tree for small street tree planting spaces.

Height:
20' at maturity

Width:
at maturity

Shape:
Upright and spreading

Flowers:
Large clusters of fragrant, creamy yellow flowers in early summer.

Leaves:
Dark green leaves that turn yellowish-gold in the fall

Bark:
The amber-colored bark peels and is attractive year round.