Crape Myrtle Trees

Crepe myrtle, moss on bark

Zone Ft Worth, TX | Annmeiggs added on February 10, 2014 | Answered

I'm new to Texas and just discovered a green, mossy growth on the bark of all 4 crepe myrtles in our backyard. Is this something to be worried about?

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Answered on February 13, 2014

No, it won't hurt the tree. Some people like the look of it while others do not.

If you would like to get rid of it, this article can help:

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