Tag: crape-myrtle

Plant of the Week: Crape Myrtles Featured Image
Aug 05, 2019

Plant of the Week: Crape Myrtles

Crape Myrtle is a highly popular Southern tree that produces multitudes of blooms every summer. There many varieties and colors that grow to different heights and sizes so plan your space and choose a tree and color that will meet your needs. Crape Myrtles are deciduous and drop their leaves in late fall but as […]

Crape Myrtle Pruning Featured Image
Jan 15, 2019

Crape Myrtle Pruning

Pruning Crape Myrtle Trees is a very controversial subject! Traditionally many crape myrtles are routinely “topped” leaving large branch and stem stubs. This practice has been called “Crape Murder”! Properly placed Crape Myrtles are a low-maintenance tree that requires little or no pruning. However, reasons for pruning crape myrtles can be to improve plant structure […]