Q.Pruning Crepe Myrtle Trees
My Crepe Myrtles have finished flowering and now have a dead cluster of old buds that are hanging and making the branches droop. Should I prune the clusters off to help the tree make it through the winter?
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You can remove them or leave them. Either way it won't hurt the tree. For more info on crepe myrtle pruning, these articles will help: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/trees/crepe-myrtle/best-crepe-myrtle-pruning-time-when-to-prune-crepe-myrtle.htm