Grow a Crepe Myrtle Trees, Shrubs, Bushes, Dwarf Varieties
The Crepe Myrtle is a very fast growing, ornamental, flowering tree that is very well known to the South. This tree only grows around 25" tall, making this a perfect addition to any landscape. The tree comes in a variety of colors and has a good drought tolerance once established. They are available in shades of white, purple, red, lavender, and pink.
Pruning And Trimming Tonto Crepe Myrtle Trees Varietie
Some people like to keep these cut back and grow them as bushes versus trees. Either way, when they bloom, everyone will take notice. They have a bark that peels, making the tree even more attractive once the brown or reddish tones underneath the bark start showing through.
Planting Red Rocket Dynamite Crepe Myrtle Leaves Pictures
Scientific Name: Lagerstroemia indica
Common Names: Crepe Myrtle
Type of Tree: Flowering tree, shrub.
Light: Full sun.
Soil Type: Moist, well-drained. Drought tolerant.
Size at Maturity: Grows 15'-25' tall with a spread of 8'-15'.
Growth: Fast-growing ornamental tree.
Lifespan: Long-lived tree.
Please look bald cypress lifespan
Shape: Vase-shaped tree. Some varieties droop slightly.
Blooming Time: Late spring through summer and fall.
Flowers: Various bloom colors.
Fruit: Round seed pods that grow in bunches.
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Crepe Myrtle Seeds Growth Rate Powdery Mildew Diseaseslook also pear blight