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Nov 2, 2016 5:32 PM CST
We have many crepe myrtles in our yard that have been here for 25 to 30 years. We are wondering how long they will live
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Nov 2, 2016 5:35 PM CST
I don't know a definite answer, but our neighbors have a 40 year old one.
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Nov 2, 2016 5:36 PM CST
Found this on another site:

Crepe myrtles live quite a few years if you take care of them. A crepe myrtle lifespan can exceed 50 years. So that’s the answer to the question “how long do crepe myrtle trees live?” They can live a good, long time with suitable care.

Read more at Gardening Know How: Crepe Myrtle Lifespan: How Long Do Crepe Myrtle Trees Live
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