Diseases for CrêPe Myrtles


rosalindasturbaum added on May 16, 2018 | Answered

The leafs have fallen and curled on my crepe myrtle. What would cause this.


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Downtoearthdigs
Certified GKH Gardening Expert
Answered on May 18, 2018

This could be due to a drop in temperatures or lack of water. Though they do well in hot southern gardens, they do need regular irrigation.

https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/trees/crepe-myrtle/crepe-myrtle-care.htm

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Christina Byers
Answered on May 18, 2018

Diseases can develop when they are cut back. There is no need to cut contrary to common belief. Leave them alone and hopefully the myrtles can self heal.

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