Here are the basic steps to successfully transplanting lilac bushes:
- Select a sunny location.
- Lilacs need elevated, well draining soil.
- Decide if you are going to trim the bush.
- To remove the plant from its current location, dig deep and wide.
- Dig a hole in the new location.
- Mix in plenty of compost into the hole.
Considering this, are lilac tree roots invasive?
Root System on Lilac. Lilac roots aren't considered invasive and as long as you leave enough space between the tree, or shrub, and the structure, there is little risk from planting lilacs near foundations. Lilac roots generally spread one and one-half times the width of the shrub.
How do you reproduce lilac bushes?
The tube travels through the style and into the ovary. Lilacs can be self-pollinated when the plant contains both male and female flowers. If it is near another lilac bush, then it also can be cross-pollinated, which means the pollen sac from one plant lands on the stigma of a flower from another plant.
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