Trimming a crepe myrtle - Knowledgebase Question

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Question by rhondamurphy
June 30, 2010
About 4 months ago I had 4 large crepe myrtles cut down to the ground. They are rapidly growing back, but now as a

Answer from NGA
June 30, 2010
You can prune them lightly all over if you want to keep them as shrubs or you can simply prune off the flowers and let them grow larger, then remove the lower branches so they will develop a single trunk and they will turn into trees again. Enjoy!

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