I have planted four Lilac trees at the back of my property for
eventual privacy above the six foot fence. I hope to create an above
I would like to try and bend some of the branches horizontally.
There is 6mm bonsai wire available good for maybe 3/8' branches.
I could wire them to the ground for a season or two or string wires to
train them like espaliered fruit trees.
Is there anyone who has experience in this matter who can maybe help
me with a quick fix?
NO! Use CAMB GUARDS around tree branch to diect so it does not wound the
stem by string. http://home.ccil.org/~treeman/camb /
As far as pruning here is your best bet:
Here is my site on pruning:
I would bne happy to offer a pruning class with dissections. Also a very
good book for you is: http://www.treedictionary.com/DICT2003/MARBOR.html
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