Crape Myrtle Trees
- Full Sun – Deciduous
- Infrequent Deep Watering. Water-Wise
Native to China. Slow growing as shrub, spreads as wide as high; trained as tree, becomes vase shaped with attractive trunk and branch pattern. Smooth gray or light brown bark flakes off to reveal smooth, pinkish inner bark. Fall foliage is yellow, more rarely orange to red. Feed moderately. Prune in dormant season to increase flowering wood the next summer. Tree is attractive all year round. One of the most satisfactory trees around. Great tree for night lighting.