Crape Myrtle Trees
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crepe myrtle pruning

Zone 8 Jasper Al | Progroomer added on June 8, 2014 | Answered

I just planted a small new crape myrtle last year. When should I start pruning? The tree is barely a foot tall and looks like a bush.

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theficuswrangler
Answered on June 10, 2014

First, be sure of the cultivar that you have. You can never make a 30' tree out of a variety that only grows to be a 3' shrub.Once you know what is possible for your plant, this article will help you with growing and pruning. http://extension.uga.edu/publications/detail.html?number=C944

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