Crape Myrtle Trees
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Can I root a crepe myrtle cutting in water alone

Zone 71251 | maymay19682018 added on October 13, 2018 | Answered

I have cuttings from my crepe myrtle and I am trying to root them can it be done by placing the cuttings in a jar of water?

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BushDoctor
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Answered on October 16, 2018

This method will be much more trouble than it is worth. This can work for cuttings that will normally root within a week, but anything longer than this will require quite a bit of care to keep alive to allow for rooting. There is a much more efficient way to take cuttings and ensure that they survive.

This article will help: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/trees/crepe-myrtle/how-to-propagate-crepe-myrtle-trees.htm

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