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Q.Our crepe myrtle was pruned in early April

Zone 7 | tandereed added on June 14, 2012 | Answered

There were no leaves on the at that time. The trees look nicely shaped with lots of leaves, but no buds visible. Should we have blossoms by now?

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Answered on June 15, 2012

April is a bit too late for pruning and this may have resulted in the loss of blooms this year. That being said, late pruning will not harm the tree, it only sacrifices the blossoms. The following articles should be of some help to you in the future: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/trees/crepe-myrtle/best-crepe-myrtle-pruning-time-when-to-prune-crepe-myrtle.htm

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