Crape Myrtle Trees

Brown Tips on Crape Mrytle

jacklesley added on June 26, 2011 | Answered

What causes crape mrytle leaf tips to turn brown? This is the first year. . . good growth, beautiful blooms.

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Answered on July 1, 2011

It may not be getting enough water. Brown tips are typically a sign of this. If it has been planted within the past year, it may not have established fully yet. I would increase the amount of water the tree is getting, making sure to water it as far out as the canopy stretches.

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