Crape Myrtle freeze damage - Knowledgebase Question

Buford, GA (Zone 7B)
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Question by powell6027
April 10, 2007
The hard freeze in Atlanta this weekend got the new growth on my crape myrtles. Should I remove all this freeze-damaged

Answer from NGA
April 10, 2007

I apologize for this delayed reply to your gardening question and hope it is still helpful to you.

I'd wait to see the new growth start to emerge and then cut out everything that is dead or dying back. The plant should recover and be fine.

Thanks for the question. Best wishes for a wonderful gardening season. Please stop in again soon!

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