Crape Myrtle – Lagerstroemia Sp.

All pricing can change based on availability and time of year. 

1 gallon – $7
5 gallon – $15
15 gallon – $50
24″ box – $150

Details and Care Information:

Sunset Zones:  7-10, 12-14 and 18-21; H1, H2
USDA Hardiness Zones: 7-9
Sun Exposure: Full Sun 
Soil: Highly Acidic to Slightly Alkaline
Drought Tolerance: Drought Tolerant
Growth Rate: 24” per year
Growth Habit: Oval, Rounded, Umbrella or Vase Shape
Height: 25’
Width: 25’
Evergreen or Deciduous: Deciduous
Longevity: 50 to 150 years
Litter Issue: Seeds
Pests and Diseases: Resistant to Texas Root Rot. Susceptible to Aphids, Powdery Mildew and Sooty Mold.
Branch Strength: Medium
Root Damage Potential: Very Low
Suckering Potential: High
Salt Tolerance: Moderate for Inland locations
Special Care:  
Pruning Advice:  Pruning off the end of the flowering branches once the flowers and seeds are spent will help to maintain a clean look for the tree. 
Watering Advice: 
Staking: Single trunk trees will require staking until the trunk is thick enough to support to top heavy growth. 
Fertilizer: Do not fertilize in the Summer. 

Additional Photos: Nate’s Nursery Pinterest – Crepe Myrtle

  Light Pink
 ⬤ Pink (AKA Watermelon)
 ⬤ Red Dynamite
 ⬤ Lavender 
 ⬤ White

Crape Myrtle – Lagerstroemia Sp.