Crape Myrtle Trees
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Prune Off Dead Cluster of Crepe Myrtle Flowers

Anonymous added on August 26, 2011 | Answered

Do you cut off the flower cluster (dead flowers) after they flowers bloom or leave them on the tree?

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Nikki
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Answered on August 27, 2011

You can cut them off, if you like. This practice is called deadheading and can help the tree produce more flowers in the same season. Here is an article on deadheading: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/flower/deadheading-enjoying-nature%E2%80%99s-second-bloom.htm

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