Arapaho Crape Myrtle
Lagerstroemia indica x faueri 'Arapaho'
Once established, needs only occasional watering.
|Botanical Pronunciation||la-ger-STRE-mee-a IN-dih-kuh|
|Average Size at Maturity||Single or multi-stemmed small upright tree to 20 ft. tall, 10 ft. wide in 10 years.|
|Flower Attribute||Showy Flowers|
|Landscape Use||Firescaping/Fire Wise|
|Light Needs||Full sun|
|Soil Needs||Tree & Shrub Food|
|Special Feature||Attractive Bark, Attracts Butterflies, Fall Color, Improved Disease Resistance, Improved Pest and Disease Resistance, Waterwise, Year-round Interest|
|Watering Needs||Once established, needs only occasional watering.|
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