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Charles Joly Lilac Tree / shrub (Syringa vulgaris 'Charles Joly') Supplied 50-120cm in 7-12L pots. AWARD + CHALK TOLERANT **FREE UK MAINLAND DELIVERY**  
Charles Joly Lilac Tree / shrub (Syringa vulgaris 'Charles Joly') Supplied 50-120cm in 7-12L pots. AWARD + CHALK TOLERANT  **FREE UK MAINLAND DELIVERY**
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Charles Joly Lilac Tree / shrub (Syringa vulgaris 'Charles Joly') Supplied 50-120cm in 7-12L pots. AWARD + CHALK TOLERANT  **FREE UK MAINLAND DELIVERY**
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Charles Joly Lilac Tree / shrub 

A lovely, round-shaped small lilac tree / shrub, Charles Joly (Syringa vulgaris 'Charles Joly') has a an erect form, typical of Lilacs.  One of the classic lilacs with pretty single very dark red-purple flower clusters that are highly scented. The flowers have been described as heart shaped but on closer inspection we could not find any shapes similar to ventricles, veins, arteries or nerves so we suspect the Syringa flowers are more artistically/romantically heart shaped than literally.   

A small height tree / shrub, so expect a height of around 4 metres (13 foot) after 10 years but could go on to grow more depending on local conditions e.g. if you have provided your garden as a testing ground for John Innes and they have built a bio dome over your land and planted your Charles Jolly in a section marked "EXPERIMENTAL MAXIMUM GROWTH" then you may just get a little more. 

This tree / shrub is supplied at a height of 50-120cm in a 7-12 litre container for year round planting and better results than from either bare-root or rootballed stock. The difference in pot size is because we have to negotiate with pot suppliers every year and sometimes we get a better deal for volume on certain sizes. 

Syringa Charles Jolly either currently has or did have the RHS AGM (Royal Horticultural Society Award Of Garden Merit). The RHS will sometimes remove the award, not for bad behaviour such as when celebrities are stripped of their Knighthood but because another Syringa may have come along and performed better. Wen we say performed, we mean growth rates, colours, fragrance etc, not ability to stand on a stage and entertain.  

It will do well in fertile, hummus rich, well drained and alkaline to neural soils and is listed as Chalk tolerant which according to the RHS actually means it prefers it. Plant in full sun for best results and an occasional thinning of the branches will promote new growth. If after pruning it looks like a drunken and malicious Edward Scissor hands has been in your garden then you have gone too far.  

Message card included at no additional cost if required. Just add the information required on the card at checkout.

See What Our Customers Are Saying About Our Syringa Charles Joly
I am pleased to report it was delivered today, apparently in good order. Best wishes, Bryan Carsberg 1013

Ornamental Tree Topping
All ornamental trees (not vines) are topped at 1.3 metres to encourage a natural ornamental tree shape with obvious exceptions e.g. patio sizes.This means that your tree was pruned during the growing process and then allowed to grow to the size it is now supplied at.

Multiple Order Discount
Orders over £300 can be discounted by contacting us on 0800 043 1057

Ornamental Tree Roots In The Shade e.g. Behind A Fence
It is more important that that foliage (posh term for leaves) receives the sunlight than the roots. So if the canopy of your ornamental tree can sunbathe but the bottom of your tree thinks there has been a nuclear winter then that is ok. You might want to ensure you have good drainage as water and no sun is the start of algae and other such issues.

Multi-Stem Syringa (Lilac) Trees

Most Syringa from Trees Online will be multi-stem or shrub like unless otherwise stated. If it is important to you, please state at checkout which is your preference.  

Grafted Syringa (Lilac) Trees

All Syringa (Lilac) trees, have been grafted to produce a better tree in terms of vigour and earlier flowering. The rootstock used is a special selection (S. tomentella) which reduces suckering to a minimum. S. vulgaris is not used as a rootstock for this reason.

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