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Q.do I prune my crape myrtle and when

Zone Lake grove,my 11755 | Msforte added on November 19, 2016 | Answered

I live in Long Island and my crape myrtle is very tall. I would like to prune it. When do I do this and how do I do it? I don’t know how much to cut off and where on the tree. It is now November and all the leaves are gone.

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Answered on November 21, 2016

Though pruning is not necessary for a Crepe Myrtle, but if you determine that your's need some clean up, prune while in dormancy.
Here is an article with more information.


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