Crape Myrtle Trees
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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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drtreelove
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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.

https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/garden-how-to/projects/rooting-plant-cuttings.htm

Or buy from this company in Gainsville;
https://www.crapemyrtle.com/apps/search?q=variegated+flowers

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