Crape Myrtle Trees

Myrtle Losing Flowers

jedevona1 added on June 14, 2011 | Answered

I live in south Texas around Galveston and we are very, very dry now in mid June. I have a bright purple myrtle that bloomed very well, but now it's starting to lose its flowers. Can I just cut the old off now?

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    Answered on June 18, 2011

    Yes, you can cut the flowers off. This will not harm the tree.

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