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How do you plant a dynamite crepe myrtle?

Place the dynamite crape myrtle in the bottom center of the hole. Add or remove soil as needed from underneath the plant to position the top of its root ball level with the surrounding ground.

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Beside this, how fast does dynamite crepe myrtle?

This shrub grows at a medium rate, with height increases of 13–24" per year.

Beside above, how do you care for a dynamite crepe myrtle? A full sun lover, this plant is easily grown in average, medium moisture, well-drained soils. Drought and heat tolerant. Water regularly until established. To help crape myrtles retain water, mulch with organic matter 2-3 in.

Also asked, how do I plant a crepe myrtle?

During this time, the leaves fall off, but the roots keep growing.

  1. Step 1— Plant at the Proper Time. Plant crepe myrtles in the cool season, when the tree is still dormant.
  2. Step 2 —Pick the Right Planting Location.
  3. Step 3 — Establish the Soil Requirements.
  4. Step 4 — Plant the Tree or Shrub.
  5. Step 5 — Water.
  6. Step 6— Mulch.

Are crepe myrtle trees fast growing?

Take note that the black diamond crape myrtle growth rate is about the same even though these dwarf varieties are mostly bush-like shrubs and trees. In general, crape myrtles grow at a medium to fast growth rate at about 1-2 feet per year. Hence where they get their nickname – fast growing trees!

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