Are My Crape Myrtles Trees Dead?

Are My Crape Myrtles Trees Dead?

Dead Crape Myrtle Tree? Crape myrtle trees are normally one the last plants in the spring to start leafing out and you may ask yourself… Do I have a dead crape myrtle tree? Crape myrtles go dormant during every winter.  During the dormant stage crapes will lose...
Dwarf Victor Crape Myrtle

Dwarf Victor Crape Myrtle

Dwarf Victor Crape Myrtle Need a plant in your landscape that will not only survive the heat this summer, but THRIVE in the heat?  Try a Dwarf Victor Crape Myrtle. These heat loving flowering trees bloom a deep red and mature to a height of 3-6 feet making them a...
Free Crape Myrtle Tree on Craigslist

Free Crape Myrtle Tree on Craigslist

Sorry, this is an older post and I removed the free crape myrtle tree on craigslist. I grow thousands of crape myrtles trees in quart containers and need to get rid of them ASAP or I’ll have to rep-pot them into bigger pots. That’s a pain… Now is the...
Propagating Crape Myrtle Trees

Propagating Crape Myrtle Trees

Propagating Crape Myrtle The ornamental tree, Crape Myrtle is a fantastic specimen for propagating on your own. There are a few tried and true methods to propagating Crape Myrtles – one might work better for one gardener than another. Propagating by Seed Crape Myrtles...

Crape Myrtle Aphids

  This is what a use to control Crape Myrtle Aphids…Ortho Orthene Fire Ant Killer.   You can also add a little dish soap to help the spray stick better. The pH of your water need to be checked first. One of my suppliers told me that if the pH is above...
Crape Myrtle Blooms

Crape Myrtle Blooms

Crape Myrtle Blooms Are your crape myrtles not blooming? Here are some suggestions: Crape myrtle trees love the sun and the heat.  If your crape myrtle receives too much shade it may not bloom at all.  Also the amount of sun could affect the color of your blooms.  I...
Dynamite Crape Myrtle

Dynamite Crape Myrtle

Are you looking for a true red?  A brilliant red?  Dynamite Crape Myrtle is it!  This is a new breed – and pleasing to the eye. What a fantastic combination this will make with purple cone flower or bright yellow rudbekia!  It would go great...
Tuscarora Crape Myrtle

Tuscarora Crape Myrtle

The Tuscarora Crape Myrtle is an upright crape myrtle reaching 20 to 30 feet in height.  The Tuscarora is valued not only for its full watermelon colored blossoms but for its gray bark and arching growth pattern.   The leaves turn a beautiful orange and...
Natchez Crape Myrtle

Natchez Crape Myrtle

The Natchez Crape Myrtle is a broad, tall crape myrtle with an orange bark. The tree can be pruned into a single trunk or allowed to grow with multiple trunks. Its bark is strongly exfoliating with a deep orange undertone which creates beautiful color and texture in...