Crape Myrtle Trees
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Why is my crepe myrtle dropping blossoms?

Nat1070 added on July 5, 2011 | Answered

It just went into full bloom. I am in VA and I don't think it has ever dropped them this early.

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Heather
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Answered on July 11, 2011

It could be thrips or it could be a water issue. If you have been having a dry summer, you may want to increase water to the tree.

This article will give you more information about thrips:
https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/plant-problems/pests/insects/controlling-thrips.htm

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