Crape Myrtle Trees
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Will new crape myrtle plants die in winter?

Zone Coleman texas 76834 | Anonymous added on August 22, 2019 | Answered

Our weather is mild. Freezing doesn't last over a couple of days.

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GKH_Susan
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Answered on August 23, 2019

Your crape myrtles shouldn't die in zones 7b and 8a, which you are. The worst scenario if you had unusually cold weather would be if they died back to the ground and came back from the roots. I live in zone 6 and crape myrtles are everywhere.
Here are growing tips:
https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/trees/crepe-myrtle/crepe-myrtle-care.htm

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