crepe mrytle - Knowledgebase Question

catonsville, Ma
Question by jrohrs1346
May 2, 2009
mine looks like its dead
no new leaves yet

Answer from NGA
May 2, 2009


You didn't mention how old the crape myrtle is or how long it has been in the ground. Might be winter kill. Scrape the bark off a few of the branches and look for green tissue. If there's green tissue you will soon see leaves; if the tissue is brown, the branches are dead. I hope it survived!

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