Loropetalum

Chinese Fringe


greenkl11 added on April 28, 2016 | Answered

Bloomed in the spring. Now branches are very brittle. They break in half. Dallas, Texas.


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kh0001
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Answered on April 29, 2016

Did you experience a cold snap after they bloomed? It may have suffered shock if the temperatures dipped well below normal OR it may just need a severe pruning. These articles will help you:

https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/shrubs/loropetalum/loropetalum-shrubs.htm

and

https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/shrubs/loropetalum/pruning-overgrown-loropetalum.htm

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