Lagerstroemia indica x faurei – Tuscarora Crepe Myrtle
*height & width at maturity
FOLIAGE: Foliage is bronze-green changing to reds and oranges in Autumn.
FLOWERS and FRUIT: An abundance of frilly red flowers during Summer and Autumn.
BARK: Attractive mottled bark on mature trunk.
TOLERANCES: This variety is mildew resistant. Prefers well drained rich soil in a sunny position. Pruning is recommended to develop strong growth.
TREE CARE: Plant in a well drained and well worked soil. Take care to plant the bud union above the soil level. Water in well and keep soil moist until tree is established. Fertilize when planting and again after new growth appears. Prune tree when planting to encourage new growth.