Wait until early to midsummer, then examine the Miss Kim lilac bush for branches that have few or no leaves. Cut these branches off near the base of the bush with hand pruners or loppers.
This will redirect the plant's energy to its healthier portions.
Jun 17, 'Miss Kim' lilacs require less pruning than the common lilac, Syringa vulgaris. But you might choose to prune it to shape the plant, to maintain a certain height, or to encourage reblooming. Prune right after the blooming period because 'Miss Kim' blooms on old wood.
Meet the Miss Kim Lilac bush (Syringa pubescens subsp. patula Miss Kim'). The overall size of the plant stay smaller, remains denser and more rounded, and grows a bit slower than Common Lilacs.
Also known as the Manchurian Lilac, this is an elegant shrub /5(4). Home › Forums › Private Forum › Miss kim lilac pruning instructionsSearch for. Jun 4, - The Miss Kim lilac is also called Miss Kim Manchurian lilac and Syringa pubescens. It is a smaller variety of lilac bush that will reach a height of 6 or 7 feet. This variety is very fragrant and its dark-green foliage turns deep red in the cool fall months.