Crape Myrtle - Knowledgebase Question

Lakeland, Fl
Question by bonlee1
August 7, 2007
I purchased 2 Crape Myrtles from Home Depot a month or so ago. Both are doing great except that one has started to get some yellow leaves. Do the yellow leaves indicate a problem? I just fertilized both with Miracle-gro.

Answer from NGA
August 7, 2007



Some yellowing and loss of older foliage is normal, especially on a new plant in summer. Try to keep the soil moist but not soggy and continue to fertilize periodically to maintain moderate vigor.

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