Name: Common Lilac Tree Seeds
Scientific Name: Syringa vulgaris
Hardiness zone: 3 through 7
plant height: 8-15 feet
light requirements: full sun
soil & water preferences: well-drained soils.
1. Scarification: Soak in water for 24 hours
2. stratification: cold stratify for 30 days. Check every two weeks to make sure seeds are moist and that seeds are not molding. if there is sign of mold, seeds should be soaked in 3:2 parts of water:bleach then rinsed with clean water and put back into cold stratification.
3. germination: sow seed 1/16" deep, tamp the soil, keep moist; don't get the seed too wet during germination or it can rot.