Information About Crepe Myrtle

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.

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Crepe Myrtle Fertilizer Needs: How To Fertilize Crepe Myrtle Trees

By Teo Spengler

With proper care, like fertilizing, crape myrtle plants offer abundant, colorful summer blossoms. Learn how and when to fertilize crape myrtle here.

Saving Crepe Myrtle Seeds: How To Harvest Crepe Myrtle Seeds

By Teo Spengler

Collecting crepe myrtle seeds is one way to grow new plants. If you are wondering how to harvest crepe myrtle seeds, this article will help. We'll provide lots of tips for crepe myrtle seed harvesting. Click here for more information.

Crepe Myrtle Transplanting: When And How To Transplant Crepe Myrtle Trees

By Teo Spengler

If your mature crepe myrtle needs to be transplanted, it's critical to be on top of the procedure. When to transplant crepe myrtle? How to transplant crepe myrtle? Click the following article for all the information you need to make transplanting a crepe myrtle a snap.

Acoma Crepe Myrtle Care: Learn How To Grow An Acoma Crepe Myrtle Tree

By Teo Spengler

The pure-white ruffled flowers of Acoma crape myrtle trees contrast dramatically with the shiny green foliage. For more information about Acoma crape myrtle trees, click here. We'll give you instructions on how to grow an Acoma crape myrtle and its care.

Crepe Myrtle Pest Control: Treating Pests On Crepe Myrtle Trees

By Kristi Waterworth

Crepe myrtles are some of the most beloved landscape plants in their hardiness zones, but as tough as they are, they sometimes encounter problems with insects. Learn how to identify the most common crepe myrtle pests and how to treat them in this article.

Crepe Myrtle Alternatives: What Is A Good Substitute For A Crepe Myrtle Tree

By Teo Spengler

If you want alternatives to crepe myrtles - something hardier, something smaller, or just something different - you'll have a wide variety to choose from. Find an ideal substitute for a crepe myrtle in this article. Click here to learn more.

Yellowing Crepe Myrtle Leaves: Why Are Leaves On Crepe Myrtle Turning Yellow

By Teo Spengler

If you suddenly spot leaves on crepe myrtle turning yellow, you'll want to figure out quickly what is going on with this versatile plant. Click here for information about what might be causing yellow leaves on a crepe myrtle and what action you should take.

Crepe Myrtle Blight Treatment: How To Treat Crepe Myrtle Tip Blight

By Teo Spengler

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 Lifespan: How Long Do Crepe Myrtle Trees Live

By Teo Spengler

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.

White Scale On Crepe Myrtles – How To Treat Crepe Myrtle Bark Scale

By Mary H. Dyer, Credentialed Garden Writer

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.

Crepe Myrtle Root System: Are Crepe Myrtle Roots Invasive

By Teo Spengler

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.

No Leaves On Crepe Myrtle: Reasons For Crepe Myrtle Not Leafing Out

By Jackie Carroll

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.

Knots On Crepe Myrtle: How To Fix Crepe Myrtle Knots

By Jackie Carroll

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.

Crepe Myrtle Trees: Tips For Crepe Myrtle Care

By Becca Badgett, Co-author of How to Grow an EMERGENCY Garden

Crape myrtle trees overlook an abundance of southern landscapes. How to grow crape myrtle is not an issue in most areas to which they are hardy. For tips on growing these trees and their care, read this article.

Is Bark Shedding From A Crepe Myrtle Tree Normal?

By Kathee Mierzejewski

The crepe myrtle tree is a beautiful tree that enhances any landscape. One thing that is really interesting, however, is when you find crepe myrtle bark shedding. Find out if this is normal in this article.

Information On Crepe Myrtle Tree Problems

By Kathee Mierzejewski

Crepe myrtle plants are somewhat particular. While they are pretty hardy, there are crepe myrtle problems that can affect them. Read this article to learn more about these problems and how to fix them.

Fixing A Crepe Myrtle That Is Not Blooming

By Heather Rhoades

You purchased a flowering crepe myrtle tree and plant it only to find that it doesn't bloom anymore. Why? There are many reasons this can happen. Read here for tips on getting crepe myrtle trees to bloom.

How To Propagate Crepe Myrtle Trees

By Nikki Tilley, Author of The Bulb-o-licious Garden

Crepe myrtle is an ornamental tree that produces beautiful flower clusters. Look at how to propagate crepe myrtle from seed, roots or crepe myrtle propagation by cuttings in this article.

Best Crepe Myrtle Pruning Time: When To Prune Crepe Myrtle

By Heather Rhoades

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.

Pruning Crepe Myrtle Trees

By Heather Rhoades

In the spring, crepe myrtle trees are covered with lovely blossoms. As with most trees and shrubs, one of the most questions is "How to prune a crepe myrtle?" Find out more in this article.

Tips To Grow Crepe Myrtles In Containers

By Heather Rhoades

Have you wondered if you can grow crepe myrtle where you are? People living in zone 6 or up can grow them in the ground, but it is possible to grow crepe myrtles in containers in lower zones. Click here for more.

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