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Q.My crape myrtle is in poor health. Half has leaves, half doesn’t. What do I do?

Zone 20136 | Anonymous added on May 10, 2020 | Answered

My crape myrtle isn’t leafing out fully. Not sure how to fix it….

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Answered on May 12, 2020

You can prune out the dead wood. Cut it off at the base of the plant. Did you have a bad winter? You are right on the edge of its hardiness zone. Here are more possibilities:



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