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Arapaho Crape Myrtle

Lagerstroemia indica x faueri 'Arapaho'

Pronunciation: la-ger-STRE-mee-a IN-dih-kuh
SKU #02843
6-9

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OVERVIEW
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.
Light Full sun
Watering Water deeply when soil is dry.
Blooms Summer
Mature Size Single or multi-stemmed small upright tree to 20 ft. tall, 10 ft. wide in 10 years.
DETAILS
Deciduous/Evergreen Deciduous
Special Features Attractive Bark, Attracts Butterflies, Fall Color, Improved Pest and Disease Resistance, Waterwise, Non-toxic to Cats and Dogs
Growth Rate Moderate
Flower Attributes Showy Flowers
STYLE
Flower Color Red
Foliage Color Green
CARE
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.