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Q.Pruning or cutting back Crapemyrtle

Zone Longview tx. 75601 | otej504 added on September 20, 2017 | Answered

When is the best time to cut back the crepe myrtles in the east Texas area? My trees have gotten too top heavy and tend to fall over when the limbs get wet.

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Answered on September 20, 2017

It is best in, either early spring, or late winter. Otherwise, you may affect flower production.

Here is a link for more information: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/trees/crepe-myrtle/crepe-myrtle-care.htm

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