The Pink Crepe Myrtle is the perfect year round addition to any garden. Its easy care guild and beautiful structure will cause any person with a green thumb to fall in love with it.
This gorgeous tree has hardy zones of 7 to 9. This means that Western and Southern states have the right type of climate to allow these trees to grow.
Though these trees are easy to care for, there are a couple of details that will help aid in its nurturing. Soil requirements are important to any flower, plant, and tree. For this particular tree make sure to provide well-drained and slightly fertile soil. Not providing the correct soil could result in the tree blooming late or the tree not surviving at all. Next, sunlight is very important to this particular tree. Make sure the tree is planted in an area that gets uninterrupted sunlight. Also, try not to plan the tree close to a south-facing wall as this can affect the health of the tree. A south facing wall is able to absorb heat from the sun during the winter months causing the tree’s growth to pause or slow down. This could result in a delayed flowering.
If the tree is properly maintained, one can expect a blossoming event that will make neighbors jealous. Blooming season occurs during the summer and autumn months. The summer months bring the biggest flowering. Once the flowers have bloomed fully, one is able to clip the flowers to make way for a smaller second beautiful blossoming.
Although the blossoming months are during the summer and autumn, this tree is able to show more beautiful qualities. Its appearance includes a height that averages about 20 to 25 feet, providing a great shade tree to sit under and relax. The leaves are green when they first appear but once the spring and fall months have passed the leaves turn either orange or yellow revealing gorgeous fall foliage. Through all stages and seasons that the tree goes through, the bark is able to coordinate with every leaf color and flower color beautifully.
This tree can add luster to any garden or yard. Become the talk of the neighborhood and purchase one today.