Crape Myrtle Trees
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Crape Mrytle

Anonymous added on August 7, 2011 | Answered

A crape myrtle was dug up by my brother yesterday and sat out with no dirt on the rootball. Will it still live when it's planted tonight, 48 hrs later?

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Susan75023
Answered on August 9, 2011

Hard to say..........the root hairs have been "abused." Try soaking it in a bucket of water (in the shade) for a few hours to rehydrate. You may be lucky. I would plant it after soaking and see what it does. If small, I would put it in a pot and water very well until you see some sign of recovery. Complete shade will be best until that happens

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