Crape Myrtle Trees
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What causes the leaves on Crepe Myrtles to turn yellow

Bobb added on April 25, 2011 | Answered

What causes the leaves on some Crepe Myrtles to turn a yellowish color but rarely fall off?

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Heather
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Answered on April 27, 2011

This sounds like a nutrient deficiency, likely iron chlorosis. Here is more information on chlorosis: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/plant-problems/environmental/leaf-chlorosis-and-iron.htm

As a precaution, I would fertilize the tree with a general fertilizer too.

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