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Q.Preparing a bed for volunteer crape myrtles

Zone 77381 | Anonymous added on August 11, 2020 | Answered

Houston, near boundary fence.

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GKH_Susan
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Answered on August 13, 2020

This article has all the info about the conditions that will help your crepe myrtle thrive. https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/trees/crepe-myrtle/crepe-myrtle-care.htm. Since this tree grows rather shallow roots, you may want to leave some space between the tree and your fence. https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/trees/crepe-myrtle/crepe-myrtle-root-system.htm

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