Crape Myrtle Tuscarora Pink Standard (Lagerstroemia indica)

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Plant Specifications

Plant Name Crape Myrtle Tuscarora Pink Standar (Lagerstroemia indica)
Mature Height 20-30 feet
Mature Width 15-25 feet
Spacing 15-20 feet apart
Sunlight Full to Partial Sun
Temperature Tolerance 30-100°F
Watering Needs Moderate (Every 1-2 weeks)
Growth Rate 24 inches/year
Difficulty Level Moderate
Grows Well Indoors Yes, with indirect sunlight
Flowering Time Summer to Early Fall
Origin Native to China

Crape Myrtle Tuscarora Pink Standard: A Beautiful Addition to Your Garden

How to Grow

Crape Myrtle Tuscarora Pink Standard thrives in full sun and well-drained soil. It can tolerate a range of soil types, but prefers slightly acidic soil. This tree can grow up to 20 feet tall and 15 feet wide, so make sure to plant it in a spacious area. It's best to plant this tree in the spring or fall, when the soil is moist and temperatures are mild.

Care Tips

Crape Myrtle Tuscarora Pink Standard requires regular watering, especially during the first few years of growth. Make sure to water deeply and frequently during hot, dry weather. Fertilize the tree in the spring with a balanced fertilizer to promote healthy growth and flowering. Prune the tree in late winter or early spring to remove any dead or damaged branches.

Uses

Crape Myrtle Tuscarora Pink Standard is a great choice for adding color and texture to your garden. It can be used as a specimen tree, or planted in groups for a stunning display. This tree also attracts butterflies and other pollinators, making it a great addition to any wildlife garden.

Planting Tips

When planting Crape Myrtle Tuscarora Pink Standard, make sure to dig a hole that is twice as wide as the root ball. Mix in some compost or other organic matter to improve soil quality. Make sure the tree is planted at the same depth as it was in the container. Water the tree thoroughly after planting.

Maintenance

Crape Myrtle Tuscarora Pink Standard requires minimal maintenance once established. Make sure to water the tree during dry spells and fertilize it in the spring. Prune the tree in late winter or early spring to maintain its shape and remove any dead or damaged branches.

Pests and Diseases

Crape Myrtle Tuscarora Pink Standard is generally resistant to pests and diseases. However, it can be susceptible to powdery mildew, especially in humid conditions. To prevent powdery mildew, make sure to plant the tree in a location with good air circulation and avoid overhead watering. If powdery mildew does occur, treat it with a fungicide.

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