Japanese Tree Lilac

Syringa reticulata

This small deciduous tree is native to eastern Asia. It was introduced into North America as an ornamental tree with attractive flowers and shape. Mature trees can reach heights of up to 15 m and can have an 8 m crown spread. The large, showy clusters of creamy white flowers can last up to 2 weeks. Japanese Tree Lilac can endure urban growing conditions and is often used as a street tree in areas with overhead power lines.
Habitat:
Planted as an ornamental.
Growth Habit:
Deciduous, large shrub or small tree, growing up to 9 m tall.
Bloom Time:
Late spring to early summer.
Presence in US:
MA NH NY VT WY
Presence in Canada:
ON