I have 2 crape myrtles in our garden. They grew quite tall in the summer, although I pruned them before the new growing season. Maybe I didn’t prune them low enough. When should they be pruned and how low should I prune them?
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I am not sure why yours would have grown so tall, unless it is producing suckers after being topped:
Also, excessive nitrogen fertilizer can cause trees to grow too fast.
Here are some guides to pruning crape myrtles: