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Becky140
Apr 29, 2018 11:25 AM CST
I'm in western North Carolina. Is it too late to trim my crepe myrtle? ( April 29)
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DaisyI
Apr 29, 2018 1:45 PM CST
Welcome!

Depending upon how far along your crepe mytrle is in this seasons growth, you possibly could cut off some potential flowers. But, as they bloom on new wood and bloom continuously once they start, I don't think pruning now will set it back too much.
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Becky140
Apr 30, 2018 3:59 PM CST
Thank You!
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plantladylin
Apr 30, 2018 4:49 PM CST
I agree, since you live in N.C. you have a long growing season ahead so you should still see blooms during mid and late summer!
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