Arapaho Crape Myrtle
Lagerstroemia indica x faueri 'Arapaho'
Pronunciation: la-ger-STRE-mee-a IN-dih-kuh
|Description||Upright and spreading tree or shrub with beautiful bark, true red summer blooms and maroon-tinged foliage with brilliant fall color. National Arboretum hybrid that is mildew resistant. Plant in groups as a hedge or use as a small street tree. Deciduous.|
|Watering||Water deeply when soil is dry.|
|Mature Size||Single or multi-stemmed small upright tree to 20 ft. tall, 10 ft. wide in 10 years.|
|Special Features||Attractive Bark, Attracts Butterflies, Fall Color, Improved Pest and Disease Resistance, Waterwise, Non-toxic to Cats and Dogs|
|Flower Attributes||Showy Flowers|
|Care||Thrives in average, well-drained soils. Water deeply, regularly during first growing season to establish extensive root system. Feed before new growth begins in spring. Thin young trees in late winter to early spring, leaving 3 to 7 main trunks or canopy branches. Remove emerging suckers from base of older trees.|
This Plant's Growing Zones: 6-9
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We have been pioneers and craftsmen in the art of growing plants for nearly 100 years. Since our founding in Southern California by Harry E. Rosedale, Sr. in 1926, we have been absolutely dedicated and obsessed with quality.