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Crape Myrtle - Lagerstromia

$20.00Price

 

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    Additional Photos: Nate's Nursery Pinterest - Crepe Myrtle

    Locations of High Desert Crepe Myrtles:

    https://drive.google.com/open?id=1uAHXTLzojLWZo1gHklD1poJibTo3zjd7&usp=sharing

    Bonsai Care Guide: High Desert Bonsai Blog

     

    Sunset Zones:  7-10, 12-14 and 18-21; H1, H2
    USDA Hardiness Zones: 7-9
    Sun Exposure: Full Sun 
    Soil: Highly Acidic to Slightly Alkaline
    Drought Tolerance: Drought Tolerant
    Growth Rate: 24” per year
    Growth Habit: Oval, Rounded, Umbrella or Vase Shape
    Height: 25’
    Width: 25’
    Evergreen or Deciduous: Deciduous
    Longevity: 50 to 150 years
    Litter Issue: Seeds

    Pests and Diseases: Resistant to Texas Root Rot. Susceptible to Aphids, Powdery Mildew and Sooty Mold.
    Branch Strength: Medium
    Root Damage Potential: Very Low
    Suckering Potential: High
    Salt Tolerance: Moderate for Inland locations

    Special Care:  
    Pruning Advice:  Pruning off the end of the flowering branches once the flowers and seeds are spent will help to maintain a clean look for the tree. 
    Watering Advice: 
    Staking: Single trunk trees will require staking until the trunk is thick enough to support to top heavy growth. 
    Fertilizer: Do not fertilize in the Summer.