planting lilacs

Discussion in 'Landscape Architecture and Design' started by dmk395, Mar 31, 2004.

  1. dmk395

    dmk395 LawnSite Senior Member
    from Ma
    Posts: 994

    Customer wants a row of lilacs planted in an area 50 feet long.....she wants 5 of them. I went to the nursery and they stand about 4 feet tall......nonetheless how far apart should I plant them....will I be able to get 5?
  2. Grassmechanic

    Grassmechanic LawnSite Silver Member
    Posts: 2,697

    You can plant all five easily in 50'. Just space them equally apart.
  3. myoder

    myoder LawnSite Member
    Posts: 140

    You can place them equally apart in the 50' and you can also plant them in a straight line or in a staggered position and plant some perennials if she wants an attractive small landscape bed
  4. dvmcmrhp52

    dvmcmrhp52 LawnSite Platinum Member
    from Pa.
    Posts: 4,205

    50 feet will be plenty for 5 lilacs.

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