crape mertal - Knowledgebase Question

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Question by mcoledad
May 31, 2010
are crapemertla deep rooter or top rooters


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Answer from NGA
May 31, 2010
Crape myrtle has a deep rather than shallow root system, but it spreads so you can't really call it a taproot. The roots will spread out a little further than the diameter of the canopy but are moderately deep rather than at the surface of the soil. Hope this answers your question.

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