Scientific Name: Syringa reticulata

Height at Maturity: 20' to 30'

Spread: 15' to 20'

Description: A small tree with stiff branches that is native to Japan. It has a reddish brown, cherry-like bark that becoems gray and scaly with age. Growth rate is medium. ‘Ivory Silk’ was introduced in Ontario, Canda, in about 1975. It is a vigorous, sturdy, upright tree with a straight trunk. You can find this tree in Commonwealth Park. 

 Japanese Lilac Seed

Japanese Lilac Seed

 Bark of the Japanese Lilac

Bark of the Japanese Lilac

 Japanese Lilac leaf

Japanese Lilac leaf

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