Lagerstroemia indica x faurei – Tuscarora Crepe Myrtle
*height & width at maturity
FOLIAGE: Foliage is bronze-green changing to reds and oranges in Autumn.
FLOWERS and FRUIT: An abundance of frilly dark pink flowers during Summer and Autumn.
BARK: Attractive mottled bark on the mature trunk.
GROWTH RATE: Fast
DESCRIPTION: The prolific flowers of the Tuscarora Crepe Myrtle and highly ornamental bark make this tough small tree a stunning specimen for any size garden.
LANDSCAPE USES: A stunning feature tree in any size garden due to its relatively small size. Is often used in street plantings & as a specimen tree in parks & gardens. Mass planting creates a stunning avenue or driveway feature.
TOLERANCES: This variety is mildew resistant. Prefers well-drained rich soil in a sunny position. Pruning is recommended to develop strong growth.
TREE CARE: Plant in a well-drained and well-worked soil. Take care to plant the bud union above the soil level. Water in well and keep soil moist until tree is established. Fertilize when planting and again after new growth appears. Prune tree when planting to encourage new growth.