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Q.watering a Black Diamond Crepe Myrtle

Zone 6b | jaydenjamie added on July 10, 2015 | Answered

How often do you water a Black Diamond Crepe Myrtle? It says on it that it’s a shrub but I see everywhere else that it’s a tree. Should I plant it away from my foundation?

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Answered on July 12, 2015

Crepe Myrtle is a deciduous flowering shrub.
Crepe Myrtle likes a medium amount of water and prefers consistently moist soil.
Once established it is generally drought tolerant, but you should make sure it receives a deep watering at least twice a month.
A new planting should be kept consistently moist and watered deeply once a week unless it rains.
Mulching can help reduce watering needs and help roots grow deep.


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