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How To Care And Grow Lagerstroemia Crepe Myrtle?

How To Care And Grow Lagerstroemia Crepe Myrtle?

Lagerstroemia Crepe Myrtle is a beautiful ornamental tree that produces gorgeous flowers in shades of pink, red, purple, and white. This evergreen small-sized shrub tree is suitable for both indoor and outdoor gardens. There are many varieties of Crepe Myrtle shrubs and trees are available in local plant nurseries in Melbourne. You can visit the nursery to pick up your favourite or order via reliable plant delivery sites like Online Plants. In today’s blog, let’s look at how to care for and grow Lagerstroemia Crepe Myrtle.


They prefer well-draining, slightly acidic soil. It should be rich in organic matter and nutrients. 


Crepe Myrtle trees thrive in full sun and may require at least 6 hours of direct sunlight daily.  You can plant these trees where they receive full sun.


Moreover, these trees require regular watering, especially during the first two years after planting. Once established, they can tolerate drought conditions.


Crepe Myrtle trees require pruning to maintain their shape and encourage the growth of new blooms. Prune in the late winter or early spring before new growth appears.


These trees require regular fertilization. Use a slow-release fertilizer in the spring and summer.

Benefits Of Lagerstroemia Crepe Myrtle

Ornamental tree: If you want a colourful addition, you can add this tree. They are grown for beautiful flowers and attractive bark.

Shade: They are also planted for shade.

Hedge: These are planted close together to form a hedge.

Where to buy Crepe Myrtle trees?

You can purchase from local nurseries or garden centers like Online Plants. You need to choose a healthy, disease-free tree with a root system.

Some popular varieties of Crepe Myrtle trees include Acoma Crepe Myrtle, Tuscarora Crepe Myrtle, 'Lavender Lace’, Crepe Myrtle, Crimson Red, Hopi Crepe Myrtle, Natchez Crepe Myrtle, and Zuni Crepe Myrtle.

Popular Grevillea varieties include Grevillea Deua Flame, Grevillea Apricot Glow, Canterbury Gold, Grevillea Carpet Queen, Grevillea Big Red and much more.

To order plants online, call Online Plants at 0394241946 today. 

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