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Tuscarora Crape Myrtle

Lagerstroemia indica x fauriei 'Tuscarora'

Pronunciation: la-ger-STRE-mee-a IN-dih-kuh fa-ru-EE-i
SKU #00903
6-9

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OVERVIEW
Description A small deciduous tree that produces a profusion of crepe-like coral-pink flower clusters. The bright green summer foliage develops exquisite orange-red coloring in the fall. Smooth, mottled, light cinnamon brown bark adds year-round interest. Wonderful for use as a large shrub to accent the landscape or as a specimen or street tree.
Light Full sun
Watering Water deeply when soil is dry.
Blooms Summer
Mature Size Reaches 15 ft. tall and wide.
DETAILS
Deciduous/Evergreen Deciduous
Special Features Attractive Bark, Easy Care, Fall Color, Waterwise, Non-toxic to Cats and Dogs
Growth Rate Moderate
Growth Habit Rounded
Flower Attributes Showy Flowers
CARE
Care Thrives in average, well-drained soil. Water deeply, regularly during first growing season to establish an extensive root system; reduce frequency, once established. Feed in early spring. Thin young trees late winter to early spring; leave 3 to 7 main trunks or canopy branches. Remove suckers from the base of older trees.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 6-9

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