How do you kill a crepe myrtle?

Answer Honestly, I don't think you can. I have dug up roots and even hacked away with an axe at the ones I could not dig up. They keep sprouting anyway. The darn bush was never very lively to begin with, ... Read More »

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What is the difference between a crepe myrtle bush and a crepe myrtle tree?

Will Frost Kill a Crepe Myrtle?

Glossy green leaves and branch tips that bear large clusters of flowers in the heat of summer make crape myrtle trees and shrubs (Lagerstroemia spp.) among the most widely grown plants in the south... Read More »

How to Get Rid of Crepe Myrtle Volunteers?

Crepe myrtle volunteers are also known as suckers. These suckers spring from the root system to propagate the plant and, since the root system is extensive, it is capable of storing a lot of energy... Read More »

How to Prune a Crepe Myrtle?

Crape Myrtles (also spelled Crepe Myrtle and Crapemyrtle) are shrubs or small trees that produce large flowers in the summer. Crape Myrtles have multiple trunks and some varieties have colorful pee... Read More »