Crape Myrtle - Knowledgebase Question

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Question by robben0
September 23, 2009
When and how do you prune them?

Answer from NGA
September 23, 2009
Crape myrtle develops flowers on the new growth of the season so pruning in the early spring is best. The flush of new growth should flower right on schedule. Then if you prune it again immediately after the flowers are spent, your crape myrtle may reward you with a second flush of blooms.

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