Zone new jersey | Anonymous added on April 30, 2016 | Answered
When will a crepe bloom, the second year after planting? It is April and my trees are still brown.
Answered on April 30, 2016
Crepe myrtles are very late to leaf out in the spring (late April/early May - perhaps longer given our harsh winter/cold spring) and typically bloom in mid-late summer.
Here is an article that discusses other reasons why crepe myrtles do not bloom:
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