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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

Propagating Crape Myrtle Trees

Propagating Crape Myrtle Propagated Crape Myrtle Rooted Cutting 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

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

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

Natchez – The Crape Myrtle of Choice

Here is an article I recieved in my inbox from Folly Foster News: By John V. Foster   Need a crepe myrtle that is large, beautifully vase shaped, with cinnamon colored bard and a ton

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

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

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

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

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

Muskogee Lavender Crape Myrtle

The Muskogee Lavender Crape Myrtle reaches 30 feet.  It has a broad, arching profile, an exfoliating bark and a slight scent of lavender.  This thickly leafed tree works as a single specimen or in a

Catawba Purple Crape Myrtle

Catawba Crape Myrtle reaches heights of 12-15 feet at maturity. This shrub is easily trained to fit your garden.  This is a smaller crape myrtle with a purple tone.  It is always important to purchase

Crape Myrtle Guy: Blog

Hello, I am the Crape Myrtle Guy! I will be blogging on all things Crape Myrtle and all things garden from the Crape Myrtle Capitol of the World, Waxahachie, Texas. Join us for the Crape

Pruning Crape Myrtle Trees

Pruning Crape Myrtles There is an art to pruning a crape myrtle - and it's important, so important, the wrongful pruning of a crape myrtle can result in what is known as:   Crape Murder. What