Crape Myrtle Trees

Pruning Crepe Myrtle

Anonymous added on April 27, 2014 | Answered

I had wanted to cut back/prune my crepe myrtles this spring but they haved already leafed out. Is it too late this season to cut them back?

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Answered on April 27, 2014

I would not prune this late in the year, as you will lose blooms if you do. But if you don't mind sacrificing the blooms, then go ahead. The following article should be of some help to you:

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