Crape Myrtle Trees
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Combining Crape Myrtles

Zone 77049 | just4jai added on June 15, 2018 | Answered

Can I plant a Acoma & Tonto Crape Myrtle together (same hole) to produce a tree with pink and white blooms? Thank you,

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BushDoctor
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Answered on June 15, 2018

This will, usually, result in the death of one or both shrubs. I would not attempt this. A better option will be to graft two colored branches of crape myrtle onto a another of the species. This will allow you to have two different colors on the same tree without competition.

This collection of articles will help: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/garden-how-to/propagation/grafting

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