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Don’t murder your Crepe Myrtle!

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April 2, 2011 — The flowering Crepe Myrtle is a favorite down South even though it’s moving further North every year. Mike McGrath discusses ‘Crepe murder’ and other ill-advised pruning techniques. Plus your fabulous phone calls!

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Question of the Week

I thought I heard you advise to prune Crepe Myrtles down to a “stub”. I have three Crepe Myrtles, each about 13 feet high. How many feet should I cut them down to? Get the answer »

Photo by Flickr user The Sussman (Mike)



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