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Q.Will Crepe Myrtle Survive Winter

Anonymous added on January 16, 2011 | Answered

I want to plant crepe myrtle tree in spring but need information on whether it will survive winter conditions in Zone 6 in PA.

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Answered on January 17, 2011

It depends on the variety. There are some new varieties that will grow in Zone 6. The ones we have seen like this, however, never really take on a tree form, but rather stay bush like as they die back to the ground each winter.

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