Botanical Name: Lagerstroemia indica
Height: 7 - 10 feet.
Spacing: 6' - 10'.
Depth: Plant at the same depth it is in the pot.
Spread: 5 - 6 feet.
Sun/Shade: Full sun.
Color: Rosy pink.
Foliage: Medium green to yellow.
Blooms: July - September.
Fruit: Not showy, 1/2 inch capsule, persists through Winter.
Flower Form: Crinkled petals, 6 - 8 inch panicles.
Soil Requirements: Well-drained, moist, organic soil.
Growth Rate: Fast.
Pruning: Prune to remove dead wood and for aesthetics and shape in the early Spring while tree is still dormant.
Size: 1 1/2 inch.
Comments: Mix peat moss, compost, or aged manure deeply into the soil. Very slow to show growth after planting or in Spring. Mottled bark appears on older trees; bark shreds attractively on new canes. Autumn foliage is red to dark purple-red. Mature trees display interesting, mottled bark. Trees should flower the first year, but will produce heavier flowering during second or third season. Make excellent container grown trees. For Winter storage, pot may be sheltered outside or brought into an unheated area and kept moist. RESTRICTED STATES, AE, AK, GU, HI, PR.
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