Crape Myrtle Trees
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.

A.
A.Answers to this queston: Add Answer
Downtoearthdigs
Certified GKH Gardening Expert
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.

https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/edible/fruits/date/date-palm-tree-care.htm

00
Was this answer useful?

Log in or sign up to help answer this question.
Did you find this helpful? Share it with your friends!

You must be logged into your account to answer a question.

If you don't have an account sign up for an account now.

Looking for more?
here are more questions about...
Crape Myrtle Trees
Join Us - Sign up to get all the latest gardening tips!

Do you know a lot about gardening?
Become a GKH Gardening Expert

Learn More