Crape Myrtle Victor Question

wavewatcherJune 23, 2008

Hello everyone, I recently bought a Victor Crape Myrtle (about a month ago) and was wondering if, as it grows, can you make it look more like a small tree form instead of shrub? This is my first crape myrtle and I knew I was buying a dwarf but didn't realize it was a shrub type. I really like it but didn't know if you could train it to the tree form? I'd appreciate any help/ideas you can offer!

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All Crepe Myrtles tend to sucker. Keep the suckers that sprout out from the base removed and te main trunk will be strong. let the suckers grow and a clump will form

Don't commit "crepe murder"

Here is a link that might be useful: pruning crepe myrtle

    Bookmark   August 8, 2008 at 11:18PM
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