Crape Myrtle Trees
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soil and fertilizer for crape myrtle

Zone Galloway, Ohio 43119-9712 | Aubrey Hinely added on May 9, 2018 | Answered

What type soil and fertilizer should I be using for crape myrtle bushes in Central Ohio?

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Answered on May 9, 2018

They will survive in most any soils, as long as it is a little on the acidic side. Fertilization is not usually necessary, but a layer of compost, or half strength all purpose fertilizer every few years will be ok. This article will give you more information on the care of these: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/trees/crepe-myrtle/crepe-myrtle-care.htm

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