Tree & Planting Information
If you buy a tree online between the months of December and March, the tree you receive may not be as pretty as you might have expected. Have no fear! Your tree may look like it isn’t healthy, but don’t worry, it’s just dormant for the winter.
A perfect crape myrtle tree is a true beauty in anyone’s yard. Here are a few tips to make your crape myrtle tree healthy and bloom spectacularly.
When Autumn arrives and the days are shorter, deciduous trees, plants, and shrubs decrease chlorophyll pigment production. This will result in the leaves changing colors. The leaves are also no longer producing food to grow and are showing signs of shutting down, which leads to discoloration, leaf curling, and leaf spot.
Send a plant in lieu of sympathy flowers as a gift of remembrance for friends and loved ones. Find the tree perfect for you and request a Memorial Tribute to be sent free of charge.
If you are hoping to add some color to your yard, the Black Diamond® Crape Myrtle varieties are an excellent choice. These stunning trees feature vivid blooms and intense dark leaves that are almost black in hue.
Details on how to prune your crape myrtle to the exact look you want! Prune your crape myrtle in the form of Standard, Multiple Stem, or Natural.
There are quite a lot of crape myrtle varieties each with their own unique qualities. From the color choices to the bloom period there are so many choices! Exactly how do you decide which crape myrtle is right for you?
Here in the Southern States, late January and early February is the time of year where you may notice your neighbors starting to prune crape myrtles and were wondering if you should prune back yours. We're almost certain you've seen others cutting back the crape myrtles back to ugly stumps, also known to some as "crape murder".
Soon after many flowers on the tree were in full bloom, we received a great deal of rain. The weight of the water, flowers, and leaves on the branches was far too much, and the root split.