Crape Myrtle Trees
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When Is It Best To Trim Crepe Myrtle Plant

Zone 11702 | jpbank2004 added on March 4, 2020 | Answered

Best time to trim branches on crape myrtle plant

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GKH_Susan
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Answered on March 5, 2020

The best time to prune crapemyrtle trees is late winter to early spring, while they are still dormant. Be sure to properly prune and not commit crape murder (hacking off the top half of the tree). I will include links for more information.

https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/trees/crepe-myrtle/best-crepe-myrtle-pruning-time-when-to-prune-crepe-myrtle.htm

https://wayne.ces.ncsu.edu/2016/02/time-to-prune-crape-myrtles/

https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/trees/crepe-myrtle/crepe-myrtle-care.htm

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