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Crepe myrtle trees are popular with home gardeners for their clusters of beautiful flowers and unique peeling bark. While they are fairly hardy, there are problems that can arise if you don’t have suitable information on crepe myrtle care. That’s where we come in. Keep reading for tips on growing crepe myrtle trees so you can enjoy these amazing plants year round.
These lovely trees are usually trouble free, but even crepe myrtles have a few issues that crop up. One of these is called crepe myrtle tip blight. What is crepe myrtle blight? Click here for information about blight and ways of treating blight on crepe myrtle.
Crepe myrtle is affectionately called the lilac of the south by Southern gardeners and is valued for its long blooming season and low maintenance. Crepe myrtle has a moderate to long life span. For more information about the lifespan of crepe myrtles, click here.
What is bark scale on crepe myrtles? Crape myrtle bark scale is a relatively recent pest that is affecting crepe myrtle trees in a growing area across the southeastern United States. Learn more about this pest and how to treat it in the article that follows.
Are crepe myrtle roots invasive enough to cause problems? You don’t have to worry about this issue because crepe myrtle tree roots are not invasive. This article has additional information on this topic to help ease your mind.
Crepe myrtles are lovely trees that take center stage when they are in full bloom. But what causes no leaves on crepe myrtle trees? Find out about why crepe myrtles may be late leafing out or fail to leaf out at all in this article.
Have you noticed unsightly knots on your crepe myrtles? Knots on crepe myrtle trees are usually the result of improper pruning. This article explains how to prevent knots and what to do about them when they appear.
After deciding to prune the crepe myrtle trees in their yard, the next question is normally "When to prune crepe myrtle trees?" The information in this article can help with that.