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Q.Will crape myrtles grown from seed have the same color blossoms as the parent plant?

Zone 33523 | lgolden33912 added on September 1, 2018 | Answered

My friend has a lovely crape myrtle with flowers that are red with white edges. Can I propagate it from seeds or do I need to root cuttings. I have not been successful with tip cuttings in the past.

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Answered on September 3, 2018

Seedlings may not be true to color.

Try taking cuttings in the spring, I don't know about root cuttings, not a common practice.


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