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Dynamite Crape Myrtle for Sale

Dynamite Crape Myrtle for Sale

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Spectacular red blooms for 120 days! These crape myrtles transform your landscape with their color... and they're easy to grow, too!


Dynamite Crape Myrtle

Bright Red Blooms last up to 4 months


Height

The heights we list are after we prune your tree.

Many Nurseries advertise heights before they prune, then cut off several feet before shipping. While this reduces their shipping cost, it gives their customer a shorter tree than they bargained for. The tree will likely need an extra year to grow back the growth that was trimmed.

We prune your tree throughout its life. This process takes us longer, but gives you more branches and quicker production.

Plus, we don't include the pot or root length in our measurements. This gives you an extra 1-2 ft. in tree size.

Our larger trees are usually one to two years older than our smaller ones and will typically give you better results the first full growing season.

: 5-6 ft
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Height

The heights we list are after we prune your tree.

Many Nurseries advertise heights before they prune, then cut off several feet before shipping. While this reduces their shipping cost, it gives their customer a shorter tree than they bargained for. The tree will likely need an extra year to grow back the growth that was trimmed.

We prune your tree throughout its life. This process takes us longer, but gives you more branches and quicker production.

Plus, we don't include the pot or root length in our measurements. This gives you an extra 1-2 ft. in tree size.

Our larger trees are usually one to two years older than our smaller ones and will typically give you better results the first full growing season.

: 4-5 ft

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Height

The heights we list are after we prune your tree.

Many Nurseries advertise heights before they prune, then cut off several feet before shipping. While this reduces their shipping cost, it gives their customer a shorter tree than they bargained for. The tree will likely need an extra year to grow back the growth that was trimmed.

We prune your tree throughout its life. This process takes us longer, but gives you more branches and quicker production.

Plus, we don't include the pot or root length in our measurements. This gives you an extra 1-2 ft. in tree size.

Our larger trees are usually one to two years older than our smaller ones and will typically give you better results the first full growing season.

: 3-4 ft

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Height

The heights we list are after we prune your tree.

Many Nurseries advertise heights before they prune, then cut off several feet before shipping. While this reduces their shipping cost, it gives their customer a shorter tree than they bargained for. The tree will likely need an extra year to grow back the growth that was trimmed.

We prune your tree throughout its life. This process takes us longer, but gives you more branches and quicker production.

Plus, we don't include the pot or root length in our measurements. This gives you an extra 1-2 ft. in tree size.

Our larger trees are usually one to two years older than our smaller ones and will typically give you better results the first full growing season.

: 2-3 ft

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Height

The heights we list are after we prune your tree.

Many Nurseries advertise heights before they prune, then cut off several feet before shipping. While this reduces their shipping cost, it gives their customer a shorter tree than they bargained for. The tree will likely need an extra year to grow back the growth that was trimmed.

We prune your tree throughout its life. This process takes us longer, but gives you more branches and quicker production.

Plus, we don't include the pot or root length in our measurements. This gives you an extra 1-2 ft. in tree size.

Our larger trees are usually one to two years older than our smaller ones and will typically give you better results the first full growing season.

: 2-4 ft

-3 left in stock
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List: $89.90
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Height

The heights we list are after we prune your tree.

Many Nurseries advertise heights before they prune, then cut off several feet before shipping. While this reduces their shipping cost, it gives their customer a shorter tree than they bargained for. The tree will likely need an extra year to grow back the growth that was trimmed.

We prune your tree throughout its life. This process takes us longer, but gives you more branches and quicker production.

Plus, we don't include the pot or root length in our measurements. This gives you an extra 1-2 ft. in tree size.

Our larger trees are usually one to two years older than our smaller ones and will typically give you better results the first full growing season.

: 1-2 ft

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List: $79.90
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Height

The heights we list are after we prune your tree.

Many Nurseries advertise heights before they prune, then cut off several feet before shipping. While this reduces their shipping cost, it gives their customer a shorter tree than they bargained for. The tree will likely need an extra year to grow back the growth that was trimmed.

We prune your tree throughout its life. This process takes us longer, but gives you more branches and quicker production.

Plus, we don't include the pot or root length in our measurements. This gives you an extra 1-2 ft. in tree size.

Our larger trees are usually one to two years older than our smaller ones and will typically give you better results the first full growing season.

: 2 in liner

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Premium Planting Kit
Planting Kit Planting Kit

Getting your tree off to the right start can more than double its growth rate. Your tree arrives pre-pruned... ready for explosive growth.

Your planting kit includes:
  1. 2 oz of Mycorrhizal Fungi so your tree can quickly explode with new root growth.

  2. Breathable Tree Guard protects against gnawing mice, rabbits, deer and mowers.
Fungi Tree Guard
Mycorrhizal Fungi 24" Tree Guard
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Planting Mix
Dynamite Crape Myrtle Planting Mix

Helps your Dynamite Crape Myrtle get established in a fraction of the time, become more drought tolerant, and grow faster. Here's how:

Beneficial Bacteria... It's like a Probiotic for your tree... creating an explosion of fine hair roots that vastly improves nutrient and water uptake.

Course Organic Compost... loosens and improves all types of soils while promoting proper pH levels. You get better drainage and moisture retention.

Microbial Fertilizers... including Sea Kelp, Yucca, and 100 other elements proven to gently feed your tree without burning the roots.

Use 1-2 bags of Planting Mix for each plant ordered.


Soil Contents
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Transplant Fertilizer
DIEHARD™ Transplant - 2oz. Packet

Get your new plants off to the right start by using DIEHARD™ Transplant.

This soil amendment contains 16 strains of mycorrhizal fungi, biostimulants, beneficial bacteria and Horta-Sorb® water management gel.

Simply sprinkle the product into the planting hole adjacent to the root ball when planting.

The organisms will start to work right away supplying the roots with much needed nutrition.

The specially formulated Horta-Sorb® will reduce transplant stress and aid in water retention.

APPLICATION:
1 oz. Per Gallon Size Container
1 oz. Per Ft. High Bare Root Plant

DIEHARD Transplant
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TreeGator® Jr. Watering Bag
TreeGator® Jr.


When you’re making an investment and effort in planting new trees in your landscape, you can assure their survival and growth by using TreeGator® - a truly simple and innovative drip irrigation system in a bag.

With hot summers and droughts the norm around the USA, TreeGator® is an absolute necessity to protect your new trees and shrubs.

TreeGator® is super easy to install without any tools, and it can easily be filled up with a standard garden hose or can even be connected to a rain barrel!

It's a super time saver that takes the worry out continually remembering whether you've watered your new tree or not. Plus, all the water that goes into the drip bag is used up with no waste, so TreeGator® is environmentally friendly with regard to water use.

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* Developed to produce the brightest red blooms in existence 
* Pest and disease resistant 
* Highly drought tolerant 

Spectacular blooms last from spring until fall! 

One of the hardiest Crape Myrtles available. Resists mildew, disease and insects. 

Some of the brightest red blooms of any tree... typically lasting a full 120 days… from spring to fall. 

Crape Myrtles are excellent specimen trees, as well as natural privacy barriers. Many customers choose to line their driveways with this stunning tree. 

Others use them as attractive focal points at the corners of their foundation plantings. Also an exceptional choice to plant in groupings at the corners of your property. 

One of our customer favorites… blooms start light red the first year and then get deeper each year. 

For years, Landscape Architects begged for a plant that blooms red in the summer, (in nature, red is a color rarely seen in the heat of summer). The experts agree that nothing compliments the deep summer green of your landscape better than red… and the Dynamite Crape Myrtle is a perfect choice.



Growing Zones: 7-9

Mature Height: 20-25 ft.
Mature Width: 10-20 ft.
Sunlight: Full - Partial
Soil Conditions: Adaptable
Drought Tolerance: Good
Botanical Name: Lagerstroemia indica 'Whit II'
Does not ship to: AZ
Growing Zones 7-9
This plant is recommended for zones: 7-9
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It's Easy to Plant your Dynamite Crape Myrtle

Specific Directions for Dynamite Crape Myrtle
Plant your Dynamite Crape Myrtle Tree in an area that receives full to partial sunlight. Although Crape Myrtle trees prefer full sunlight, they can tolerate shade. Place your Dynamite Crape Myrtle Trees about 5 feet apart for a privacy screen.

Dynamite Crape Myrtle Trees will adapt to your natural soil even if it's sandy or heavy in clay as long as it's well draining. Don't over water your tree. Allow your soil to dry to the touch down about one inch in between waterings. Crape Myrtles are very drought tolerant and rainfall usually provides enough moisture.

Early every Spring Fertilize your Dynamite Crape Myrtle tree with a fertilizer that's high in phosphorous like formula 10-10-10. This will give your Crape Myrtle's bright red blooms a boost! They'll emerge in the Summer and last long into the Fall!


Step 1 - Dig Your Hole

Select a site with full to partial sun and moist or well drained soil for your Dynamite Crape Myrtle.

First, dig each hole so that it is just shallower than the root ball and at least twice the width.

Then loosen the soil in the planting hole so the roots can easily break through.

Use your shovel or try dragging the points of a pitch fork along the sides and bottom of the hole.



Step 2 - Place Your Plant

Next, separate the roots of your Dynamite Crape Myrtle gently with your fingers and position them downward in the hole.

The top of the root flare, where the roots end and the trunk begins, should be about an inch above the surrounding soil.

Then make sure the plant is exactly vertical in the hole.

To make it just right, use a level.

Step 3 - Backfill Your Hole

As you backfill the hole, apply water to remove air pockets.

Remove debris like stones and grass and completely break up any dirt clumps.

Water your Dynamite Crape Myrtle again after the transplant is complete.

To help retain some of that moisture, it's recommended that you place mulch around each plant to a depth of 2"-3" up to but not touching the trunk. Organic mulches such as wood chips also help to better soil structure as they decompose.

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My dynamite crepe myrtle is really pretty it has started flowering already. However it is disappointing that it has not grown very fast! I need to know what I can feed it for growth and nutrition to help it? Lynette
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December 31, 2012
Purchased
over 3 years ago
I purchased two Dynamite Crepe Myrtles, one from Fast Growing Trees Nursery, another from a local nursery. It is interesting to note, the one I purchased from you remained disease free, its leaves turned a beautiful red in the Spring and stayed red until they began dropping at end of October in preparation for winter. It bloomed until mid-October. The one I purchased locally, at a very reputable nursery, developed a leaf fungus, and was resistant to treatment. Its leaves turned yellow with brown edges and slowly began dropping midsummer. I am very disappointed with this one. I am very happy with the Dynamite Crepe Myrtle from you and sorry I did not purchase the second one from Fast Growing Trees Nursery. I will be watching for other plants, for sure
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December 31, 2012
I purchased and planted 6 dynamite crape myrtle earlier this year. I selected the crape myrtles due to their excellent color and their ability to thrive in the hot Oklahoma summers. I placed them on either side of the driveway, two at beginning, two at the end and two in the middle. They look great from the road and improve the curb appeal of my home
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December 31, 2012
The red crape myrtle that we received really doubled in size this last summer. It was just beautiful with an explosion of blooms that lasted a long, long time. We are so pleased with our purchase! Just gorgeous... Thank you so much
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December 31, 2012
We purchased our Crape Myrtle in August 2011. Our baby Myrtle's first big test was Hurricane Irene the winds which made us wonder if it would last through the night. It did thank goodness. Fast forward through a mild winter and now spring and the leaves bloomed nicely. We're hoping it grows 2-3 feet this year. We have the tree for less than a year but can't wait to see it grow.
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December 31, 2012
Purchased
over 4 years ago
We were extremely pleased at the performance of our crape myrtles.  We purchased the 6ft ones and they were beautiful this summer.  This is the first year we had the 6ft ones so were hoping they will grow stronger and endure the winters we have here in New England.
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December 31, 2012
Beautiful Red Blooms
I've planted several crepe myrtles, but this is by far the prettiest blooms. They are bright red in color. I've only had it planted for about a year or less now and the blooms didn't last long this year, however the tree grew so big. I'm sure next season I will have lots of blooms.
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July 29, 2014
Purchased
over 2 years ago
As a neophyte gardner ,Im working to overcome the ""black thumb"" label,, these crepe myrtles were remarkably easy to plant and have easy great to care for
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December 31, 2012
These trees arrived in great shape. I wasted no time in getting them in the ground in their new homes. They are growing and blooming and extremely healthy and happy. Thanks again FGT. I have ordered many trees and plants from you, from knock-out roses to autumn blaze maples to crepe myrtles. You have delivered like a champ every time. Ill be back
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December 31, 2012
I love it! I wanted a tree for my front landscape that would add color and height, but wouldnt be a problem with my cement driveway. This was the perfect solution. I liked it so well I got another one for the other side of the yard this fall. It is a vibrant red and also has interesting bark and trunk
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December 31, 2012
red Crape Myrtle
Love my tree....gave two away for gifts....all three are doing great......:))))) would purchase again from this company
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September 7, 2014
Purchased
over 2 years ago
I purchased 5 of these red crepe myrtles to line my driveway. I was skeptical about their performance in my area, not too many people grow Dynamites here. I am overwhelmed by the number of people who ask me about them.... they are gorgeous. They have grown nearly 3 feet this year and are full of beautiful red blooms. I am ready to purchase a few more ,different color maybe, for other areas of my yard. Thanks
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December 31, 2012
I first saw the Dynamite when I visited Dallas a few years ago. I live in Florida and had never seen this particular Crape Myrtle here and knew I had to have one! It is performing very well. Very fast growing and lots of beautiful bright red blooms. I would definitely recommend!
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December 31, 2012
love the color and there is no problem with my tree except that it didn't grow more than 6inch's in the past year and a half.
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December 31, 2012
Purchased
over 2 years ago
The tree was shipped to my Nephew as a sympathy on the death of his Father. The tree bloomed beautiful this year & has caught up to the other ones in size.
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December 31, 2012
I brought 2 of these beauties in the fall of 2012~ They were slow growing their first season BUT NOW! WOW!!I guess they had to get: Acquainted ~~ get their feet set in the EARTH for now they are making up for lost time and its not even Spring !!
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December 31, 2012
91506, CA, US
Purchased
over 2 years ago
Growing Zone:
10
I purchased one plant the first year we bought our new home and because they were so striking, I purchased three more the next year. Bright red color, easy color and does well in the summer heat of our area of California
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December 31, 2012
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over 2 years ago
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Beautiful red flowers.
Trees started growing soon after they were planted (in the ground) and began flowering the first summer.
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July 24, 2015
Panama City, FL, US
Purchased
1 year ago
We love our red crepe myrtles. the flowers and foliage were better than we imagined.
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December 31, 2012
The Dynamite Crape Myrtle is the greatest tree I have ever purchased for the price and for it's growth rate. I purchased 40 of them to line my driveway and they are absolutely magnificent. I am very happy with them I recommend them to anybody that wants that beautiful red color added to their landscape.
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December 31, 2012
My one year old crape myrtle tree is now 6 feet tall. The leaves are sweaty. What causes this and what can I spray on them to stop this wetness? HELP
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December 31, 2012
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Size the only disapointment
Beautiful plants; when they arrived, I thought you had exceeded your 4-6' height. But you shipped the two plants top-to-top in one parcel and neither reached 4'. It looks like there will be more gorgeous flowers for our memorial dedication. Instructions were very helpful. Shipping was just as promised. We will use you again. When you give a size range, it's good to it the minimum.
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August 10, 2015
Purchased
1 month ago
I bought these crapes a year and a half ago and i would say they have grown maybe 6 inches max. Dont let the 3 and a half comments fool you, they just dont grow that fast, I hoped they would be 5 feet tall by now. They are only a foot and a half still
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December 31, 2012
Purchased
over 4 years ago
Very happy with my purchase
I purchased 2 dynamite Crape Myrtles which arrived damaged due to delivery mishandling. Company quickly rectified the situation and I am very happy with my purchase. Will give update as to growth rate and hardiness as I am in zone 7 but with micro climates around you never know.
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August 13, 2015
Purchased
4 weeks ago
Growing Zone:
7
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Crepe Myrtle
The plant is looking good. We have some very hot temperatures right now; upper 90's and above, and I hope the tree will survive the heat. It is about 6' tall and has a hand full of blooms. A lot of the leaves were yellow when it arrived but the tree has perked up and the rest of the leaves are nice and green now.
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August 13, 2015
Hempstead, TX, US
Purchased
4 weeks ago
Growing Zone:
10
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Can't Go Wrong
When the tree arrived it was basically a stick with no leaves...they were all dried up in the bottom of the box. I didn't have much hope but 2 weeks later there are leaves and new growth all over this thing. Vey happy with this purchase and looking forward to watching this tree grow and bloom.
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July 27, 2015
Purchased
2 months ago
Growing Zone:
10
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Dynamite Crape Myrtle
Excellent plant at a great price. Plan to purchase more offerings.
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August 3, 2015
Purchased
2 months ago
Growing Zone:
7
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Beautiful
Planted just after spring started. Already have full bloom. Absolutely adore this tree. My neighbor loved it so much she bought a crape myrtle also. Too soon for growth review. Houston TX area. Thank you to fast growing trees, will be buying more trees in the fall.
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July 28, 2015
Purchased
3 months ago
Growing Zone:
9
Hardiness
Tender
 
Hardy
Arrived as expected and the tree is full of buds!
We are in southern NV and we don't want to plant the poor tree in 100+ temperatures. So, we left it in it's container and let it get some morning sun and then move it to the shade in the afternoon. Little leaves are spring out all over the 6' tree. We are going to wait until September when it cools off to plant it. I think it will be a great tree. Can't wait to see it in the spring!
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July 29, 2015
Purchased
1 month ago
Growing Zone:
9
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Love our Dynamite Red Crape Myrtles!
We planted the Crape Myrtles during a heat wave. The heat was no obstacle for them. We kept them watered, and they began sprouting new growth everywhere. The buds opened up and the red blossoms are beautiful. They more than exceeded our expectations.
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August 20, 2015
Purchased
3 weeks ago
Growing Zone:
9
We got our myrtle a while ago and it has never really grown. Sure, it had red flowers, but it never grew. But this year early spring it has grown about two feet in a month and still a few more inches. Now its blooming like crazy! Its great though. They are beautiful, my favorite trees! So much better than everybody elses
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December 31, 2012
We decided to plant a Dynamite Crape Myrtle Tree after seeing how beautiful they look on the South Carolina highways. I was a little hesitant to buy a tree at all, but after searching the web and finding your web site, I decided to purchase a Dynamite Crape Myrtle tree. So far it is really doing well. It is growing fast and I am very excited. Thanks for sending such a healthy tree. We are very happy with our purchase and will definitely buy from your nursery again
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December 31, 2012
Came with flowers
I expected, at best, a green leafy 4' tree and was surprised that it was already in bloom. It's been in now for a little over a week and the blooms keep coming. It seems very happy.
I'm in SC and we don't get much rain as a rule but everyone has these trees and they seem to do good here.
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August 24, 2015
Purchased
2 weeks ago
Growing Zone:
9
We got the dynamite crape myrtles and planted them right away. I also pruned them to the shape I wanted. They sprouted leaves almost immediately and I got flowers the following year. They smell wonderful and are the easiest trees to take care of. When Im ready to purchase more trees, I will buy from Fast Growing Trees Nursery again in a heart beat
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December 31, 2012
I am more than satisfied. My dynamite crape myrtle trees are growing and bloomed this past summer. I am getting ready to cut them back even though they are 5 ft tall, at least. I am using them near my property line for a bit of color; the red is a rich, happy color. I hope to purchase 6 more in the spring
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December 31, 2012
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Crape Myrtle
I received my shrub about 2 months ago and was very pleased with its condition upon arrival - well packaged and very few dropped or damaged leaves. I planted it the same day, kept it watered well and it never drooped or appeared to have any trauma. Out Summer has been brutal with above average temps and little to no rain (unusual for the PNW) and it continues to do well with even some new growth. Looking forward to many years of enjoyment!
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July 28, 2015
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2 months ago
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This tree is in the desert, so I didn't expect too much, while the growth is slow, it burst into color a few weeks ago and I can't wait until next year :)
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July 25, 2015
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6 months ago
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I am enjoying my trees that i got a couple months ago. they are growing really well . consedering the hot weather htat me have had..
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July 29, 2015
Purchased
3 months ago
happy with my tree...hoping it will look just like the one in the picture
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December 31, 2012
Purchased
over 3 years ago
I received 2 Dynamite Crapes during the Indian Summer heat wave we were having! Put in a large pot for a couple of weeks till the heat wave broke! During this time the trees has started to grow! Then I planted in the front yard and They just kept on growing, no lost of leaves and one tree is blooming and has more pods to break soon into beautiful flowers. Never seen anything like It! Young flowering trees having flowers as these are having! Can not wait for my Pink Velour and my HedgeTrees to come next week. Thank you Fast-Growing Trees.
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December 31, 2012
91506, CA, US
Purchased
over 2 years ago
Growing Zone:
10
Growth Rate
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Tender
 
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great buy for a great tree
Bought 2 of them that came well pack, delivered quickly and in great condition. The trees were easy to plant at 5 ft tall each out of box and in 2 months have already grown 2 ft+ and are blooming bright red flowers on both and in huge amounts of vibrate color. They have far exceeded my expectations for the trees and at half the cost a local nursery we usually us would charge for them. Would suggest them to anyone wanting a hardy tree that will take off and look fabulous.
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July 29, 2015
Purchased
2 months ago
Growing Zone:
8
Growth Rate
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Hardiness
Tender
 
Hardy
Beautiful red....6 trees planted along driveway
I ordered 3 of these in the fall. Did well through the winter here in middle Tennesse. Come spring I ordered 3 more of the same color. They were a bit taller than the Fall trees. I planted them along my driveway and hope to prune them into trees. One thing I am impressed with is the color. A beautiful deep blood red. All trees right now are covered in blooms and they are about 4 1/2 feet tall. We are out in the country and our driveway is long and goes up slightly on a hill and then levels off. My husband said we he came home and got over the top of the hill, the crepe myrtles in that beautiful red just pop with color. "Beautiful", he says.
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July 25, 2015
Purchased
5 months ago
Growing Zone:
7
I was pleased with the rapid response to my order and the fast shipping (all the way to El Paso, TX). Trees arrived in good condition for fall planting,and when spring arrived, all four were great. However, one of the trees was not the ""dynamite"" I ordered. All four did well during a hot dry summer, but I hope to see better growth next year
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December 31, 2012
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over 3 years ago
I bought 3 of these last year. 2 are doing well, look healthy and have had some blooms. I am sure that they will look great once they get a good start next yr. I grew up in Houston, TX - we had diff colored crape myrtles everywhere... they are wonderful and beautful to have around and can really make your landscape stand out. I just today bout 5 more for our new shop in Joplin, MO. These will look great with our Big Red Roof and white walls, perfect for the landscaping!
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December 31, 2012
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over 3 years ago
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Tender
 
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fast and healthy
Well only having it in the ground two weeks it's hard to give a good review.so far it is doing great arrived with lots of buds and wilted leaves it looks great now.My wife is loving them so happy wife happy life
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August 12, 2015
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1 month ago
Growing Zone:
7
Growth Rate
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Tender
 
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Crape Myrtle
My Crape Myrtle came very well packed and was delivered on time. I planted it as soon as it arrived.
For the first several weeks it appeared that the plant was not growing at all. I started to be concerned that I would loose it. But then, it seemed overnight, its leaves became a dark green, new leaves sprouted and now it looks as healthy as can be and has already visibly grown.
Can't wait to see it bloom.
I am very satisfied with the company's product.
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July 28, 2015
Purchased
3 months ago
Growing Zone:
7
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Medium
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Tender
 
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So far so good! They arrived and I wasn't sure if they were alive. I did what it said and the leaves are now green. We will see what happens the next few months.
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August 17, 2015
Purchased
3 weeks ago
Growing Zone:
7
Beautiful tree
i was sent a beautiful dynamite cape myrtle in excellent condition. shipped very fast. Very happy with purchase would buy from the company again
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August 18, 2015
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3 weeks ago
Growing Zone:
5
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healthy good trees--so far have not been thru a winter yet.
more pink than red--blooms are nice...maybe they will look more red as it gets bigger
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October 6, 2014
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1 year ago
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Tender
 
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Dynamite Crape Myrtle
Planted it and am now waiting to see how it grows. Plan on ordering at least 2 - 3 more of these. Hope they turn out like the full grown one we have.
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August 20, 2015
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3 weeks ago
Growing Zone:
8
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Tender
 
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Review Title
This is my 2nd Dynamite Crape Myrtle. I have had it about 3 weeks and it is already sprouting lots of new shoots. I'm delighted. Hope I don't lose this one.
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July 29, 2015
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1 month ago
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Tender
 
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Ensure They Have Main Runners That Are Not Broken
The dynamite crape myrtle will thrive, but if all the main runners have been broken off prior to delivery, it will take a long time to generate new runners. I replaced the original one after three months because it still did not have main runners growing. It is now thriving! I checked medium growth because the jury is still out.
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June 21, 2015
Dallas, TX, US
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6 months ago
Growing Zone:
8
Growth Rate
Slow
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Tender
 
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Great color out of box
White flowers when unwrapped give way to brilliant red blooms. Heat tolerant and seems to weather the transplantation week.
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July 30, 2015
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1 month ago
Tree arived in excellent condition, good pkging. Is doing well during drought in Ozarks and blooming in late July. Beautiful deep red. Just as advertised
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December 31, 2012
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over 3 years ago
Wow! What a fast growing tree!! I planted my Dynamite Crepe Myrtle about two months ago and it is already blooming with beautiful red flowers. I cannot believe it! I am so excited about this. This is the first tree Ive planted. I was very surprised to see how greatly packaged it was. It looked fresh and healthy. I was not expecting to see flowers till next year. I plan to buy some more and plant them alongside the driveway. You have a customer for life!
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December 31, 2012
I purchased 4 dynamite crape myrtles 2 years ago from your site. All of my neighbors are envious of the beautiful bright red blooms I get. The trees are doing great with no disease or bug damage. I am now coming back for more.
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December 31, 2012
My Crape Myrtle is doing very well. I was skeptical that it would survive here in Las Vegas. However, it bloomed and grew some 10 inches this year. I expect it will do better next growing season after it has passed the transplant shock. Thank you for your service. Mac in Las Vegas
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December 31, 2012
This was my first purchase, I was so pleased to see how well the plant was packaged. I could not find this color anywhere, so I took a chance and bought on line. It has grown in to a beautiful specimen plant. Thanks, look forward to purchasing from you again
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December 31, 2012
This year they all 3 bloomed with the most beautiful bright red blooms. I had many compliments on them! Thank you!
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December 31, 2012
Placed these trees in parkway in front of my home. They are beautiful bright and very colorful, even in my salty clay soil. They havent bloomed yet, maybe next year
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December 31, 2012
I purchased my dynamite crape myrtles in November and had to keep them in the garage over the winter. I was afraid they would not bloom once spring came but they did great. They took a little longer than expected but when they began to bloom, they never stopped. I would recommend them to anyone
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December 31, 2012
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cool tree
love the color love the leaves and love Crepe Myrtles.this one arrived full and ready to be planted.it has grown since we planted it about 3 weeks ago and has already bloomed!
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October 18, 2014
houston, TX, US
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10 months ago
Growing Zone:
10
My tree is still small (first season), but it's fierce. The foliage alone is beautiful, but I finally got some blossoms and they're just as red as I'd hoped. (Despite the description, I was afraid they would be pink.) I'm delighted
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December 31, 2012
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over 2 years ago
My Dynamite Crepe Myrtle is doing well. The color is certainly true to it its name. It has grown to about 3 1/2 ft in one year. I really enjoy it and cant wait for it to grow bigger to enjoy more blooms this next summer. I am using it to block view form neighbors upstairs window.
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December 31, 2012
The Crape Myrtle trees are perfect for any weather, and they dont require any maintenance. They are very tolerant of drought, and needless to say, they are absolutely gorgeous in the blooming season. I have several kinds, and I love them all
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December 31, 2012
One of the Dynamites I bought started growing from the moment it was planted and bloomed in beautiful fashion this year. One plant remained almost dormant but late this summer woke up, bloomed and looked quite healthy but is only about 60% of the size of the other. Sometimes patience is a must. Im sure that both trees will wind up as spectacular additions to my landscape
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How long does it take to reach its full height in zone 8?
Thomas V on May 13, 2015
Best Answer: Dynamite will grow fairly fast, and take 8-10 years to reach its mature height. It will continue to grow slowly as it ages, but max out at 20-25 feet.
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Will the tree grow in Ohio?
A shopper on Jun 19, 2014
Best Answer: Ohio is a little too cold for this tree. I would recommend a cold hardier flowering tree like the Cleveland Pear, Red Rocket Crape Myrtle, or Jane Magnolia.
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What time of year us best to plant this tree ?
A shopper on Jun 4, 2014
Best Answer: Early fall or early spring is a good time to plant.
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Love the look of the dynamite crepe myrtle. We live in Fullerton, CA, zone 10. I know that the rec. zones are 7-9. Will this tree do okay in a small courtyard with full sun in our house? Will the root structure uplift pavers?
A shopper on Sep 9, 2014
Best Answer: It is not recommended for your zone. A Muskogee, Natchez or Pink Velour would do better with your climate. The root structure on crape myrtles will not uplift pavers.
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When can we expect small buds to appear on bush ? it is June 7 and nothing appears yet .
Jim E on Jun 7, 2014
Best Answer: We planted 14 this past winter from Fast Growing Trees around our church property and they are in full bloom now June 27th. Very impressed and a lot of complements from church members on how well they look.
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How often do you water them?
Somebody on Apr 2, 2015
Best Answer: I, make sure that the plant is watered: Deep ~~ then I don't water for a few days! I make sure that the soil is will irrigated, this is very important! After the plant is Established then you will not have to water so often! I have found that you do have to go out and talk to your plants plus I always touch each leaf! Don't laugh, these are living things and they do like / love to talked to!
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how often do you prune them to keep them from growing to fast/big ?
A shopper on Sep 16, 2014
Best Answer: Normally you can prune the blooms off after they fade to get a second set. Or prune a little bit in the early spring before they start growing. You don't want to prune too much or that's considered "crape murder" let the tree grow to it's Normal height of 20 feet. If that is too big purchase a dwarf variety. I always check the mature height of a tree before I plant so I don't need to remove in the future. I prune the leaves off of the bottom to have a pretty tree like look. I let the top bush out, gives it a much cleaner look than letting it grow like a bush. I don't normally trim the top part though
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Does the Dynamite Crepe Myrtle loose its' leaves in the southernmost of its' range? zone #10
and if so---for how long is it bare?
Joyce d on Aug 22, 2014
Best Answer: No it does not loose anything down here in Florida. It is growing very fast. It will be beautiful when it is full grown.
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I want different colors than red in the crape myrtle?
Laurie on Apr 25, 2015
Best Answer: Each variety has its own color that is part of its genes and won't change except for slight differences from sunlight. There are, however, many colors of Crepe Myrtles you can buy, from pink to lavender to white. Check out our site for other colors and even other sizes of Crepe Myrtles to fit your needs!
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What is the height of this variety at full maturity? Will this variety grow in northern VA?
Dan G on Oct 29, 2014
Best Answer: At maturity the Dynamite Crape Myrtle is 20-30ft tall. In most parts of northern VA the Dynamite Crape Myrtle will grow. http://www.fast-growing-trees.com/ZoneMap.htm
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What can I use to more blooms?
A shopper on Jul 6, 2014
Best Answer: Giving it some fertilizer that's high in phosphorous will encourage blooms.
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Is this a slow growing tree?
Voboril L on Jun 4, 2014
Best Answer: They grow about 3ft per year.
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does this tree attract bees?
A shopper on Aug 16, 2014
Best Answer: I think they do attract some bees, but not a lot. They seem to like more fragrant blooms than crape myrtles.

I absolutely love the color of the dynamite crape myrtles and mine are doing well and have beautiful blooms.
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How do the roots grow straight down? Can I line my driveway with them and roots won't crack driveway?
Cheryl on Jul 6, 2014
Best Answer: With any & all Crapes, The roots do grow down and not Out! But You still have to deep water to make sure that the roots are getting enough water while they are just starting out! I live in Burbank, Calif and We have lots of Crape Myrtle trees thought out the city. Some are planted close together ~ 10 feet apart ~~ and some are planted a little further apart ~ in the Park Way! Due to the root system growing straight DOWN, I have not seen any damage to the side walks nor to the street. I have 7 crape trees in my front yard, a couple are planted near my main sewer line and a couple are planted close to my house! Why!! Because due to the roots going down, they well not destroy my house nor interferer with the plumbing! Can You line your Driveway? Yes!! go for it, by all means!! Just remember the Umbrella of the tree when matured and plan accordingly. I have one { Dynamite } that is planted about 5 feet from the drive due to the Umbrella is about 10 feet when matured! All my trees are planted so that when they Mature, They will overlap each other giving me a nice forest effort! I fell in LOVE with the Crape Myrtles when A friend sent me pictures of Her's! Mine are starting to flower and will be flowers up til Autumn! Also, I have one more to be planted into my front! This will help give me a bit more privacy from the street view. Good luck and all I can say is! Go for It! and enjoy!
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Can crepe myrtle trees grow in hard rocky soil in Califoria?
kathleen G on May 8, 2015
Best Answer: as long as they get proper watering I would not see why not. Ours are planted in coquina based soil.
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what happens to blooms on the tree that do not bloom? can they be planted?
marie b on Sep 14, 2014
Best Answer: Hi Marie, Any blooms that don't bloom will wither and eventually fall off. The spent flowers will turn into seed pods, which could be planted.
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will this tree grow in south florida?
mary j on May 19, 2015
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How do I trim to make this into a tree?
Sharon P on May 17, 2015
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are they deer proof?
Glenn W on Mar 1, 2015
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my zone is 6A. will the dynamite make it here?
A shopper on Oct 3, 2014
Best Answer: Zone 6 can be a bit cold for the Dynamite Crape Myrtle. I would suggest trying the Red Rocket Crape Myrtle which is very similar, but more cold hardy and suitable for your zone. http://www.fast-growing-trees.com/RedRocket.htm
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I live in hopkinsville, Ky which is over the border from Clarksville, TN . The map covers where Clarksville would be, could I get this plant for my KY home?
shary on Sep 9, 2014
Best Answer: You are located in a zone 6. The Red Rocket Crape Myrtle is suitable for your zone. http://www.fast-growing-trees.com/RedRocket.htm
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How quickly does this grow?
A shopper on Aug 14, 2014
Best Answer: The Dynamite Crape Myrtle grows approximately 3ft per year.
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has anyone tried to grow these in zone 6?
Larry L on Aug 11, 2014
Best Answer: If you are in a zone 6 I would suggest checking out the Red Rocket Crape Myrtle. Zone 6 gets a little too cold for the Dynamite Crape Myrtle.

http://www.fast-growing-trees.com/RedRocket.htm
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does it do well in south florida?
carl m on Aug 6, 2015
Best Answer: Typically south Florida is a zone 10 so it is not recommended for that area. The Natchez and Muskogee Crape Myrtles do very well down there.
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If I order it now can I wait to plant it until Sept.? It's been really hot here. Thanks.
Geni M on Jul 16, 2015
Best Answer: Give our sales team a call at 1-888-504-2001 and they can set up the date you want your trees to be shipped and place the order for you! Or you can do this on the check out page as well when placing the order on line.
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I live in Zone 10. I planted the white Crepe Myrtle. It is growing nicely. Will the red crepe myrtle grow in south, Fla, also?
Eileen B on Jul 9, 2015
Best Answer: FL is a good state for most Crape myrtles trees. We have 3 Crape myrtles that, are suited for zone 10. The Natchez, Pink Velour, and Muskogee. These are white, pink, and lavender. Most all crapes tend to do very well in FL, if you see red one growing around your area, you should be fine to grow.
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What type of fertilizer to use for the Lagerstroemia Dynamite?
Joyce W on Jun 21, 2015
Best Answer: We don't use any doe us, fertilizer for out trees. They feed from the fertilizer we use on air lawn which is spread by a circular spreader. The only problem we have had with them is from the extreme cold and heave snow cover this past winter. We lost about 18" off the top of the trees. OnLy that portion of the plants that were covered by the heavy snow cover. Survived the extreme cold that lasted for three months. Now the new growth is sprouting all over the plants and they look very healthy. I hope this encourages to go ahead and buy them. They are a beautiful tree.
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I am in the zone 6 which tree you suggest.?anna
annita on May 14, 2015
Best Answer: I've lost one and I'm in zone 7 and I planted another and it looks if he so I don't know if I would purchase and try again sure is a pretty tree though if you'd ever get it to grow
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How big does it get ?
mr. Hill on Apr 25, 2015
Best Answer: they grow 60 to 90 feet. that's the same size as all the other types. I would recommend not cutting crape myrtles down every year to make them grow faster and more full.
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when and where should pruning happen?
A shopper on Sep 15, 2014
Best Answer: You can trim in fall once all of the leaves have fallen. 'Where' to prune depends on what size and shape you'd like to keep your tree.
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I live in Tn. when do I trim them?
A shopper on Aug 16, 2014
Best Answer: My father, an arborist, used to tell people the best time to trim trees/bushes was when the saw was sharp. On a more serious note, I trim flowering trees/bushes after they bloom and the blossoms have fallen off. Mike E. VA
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I live in central FL, when would be the best time to prune bush or tree? How should I prune the crepe myrtles?
A shopper on Jul 9, 2014
Best Answer: Typically most people trim the after they shed all of their leaves in the fall, but this tree will also respond well to being pruned early in the spring.
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I live near Philadelphia Pa. When should I plant Dynamite Crape Myrtle?
Steve on Aug 27, 2015
Best Answer: You can plant in the fall or spring. I would go ahead and get it planted now to give it some extra time to get established before the cold weather sets in.
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I have a Crape Myrtle that I planted in my back yard a couple years ago. It's growing and blooming beatifully, however I noticed a white fungus or growth gathering on some of the blooms. What is this and how can I get rid of it?
Mai M on Aug 17, 2015
Best Answer: Hi Mai
Your Crape Myrtle has powdery mildew which is very common when you have a lot of rain. You can use a fungicide to get rid of this. The other common problem for Crape Myrtles after being loved on by japanese beetles is sooty mold, which looks like it sounds black and sooty, this too can be treated with a fungicide. I have been besieged with both this summer. It will not kill your trees, it just puts them under stress. It is common to have leaf drop with both of these. Do not distress.If you need further help do not hesitate to email me. Happy Gardening
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I need to trim lower Branches when is the best time to do this. I am zone 7.I really need an answer for this because I want it looklike a tree tree and not a bush?
Joann A on Jul 25, 2015
Best Answer: If you are just looking to perform general maintenance on your tree, the ideal crepe myrtle pruning time is either in the late winter or early spring when the tree is in its dormancy. This is the best time to prune if you are reshaping the tree, removing deep or weak branches, trying to encourage new growth or size maintenance.
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can this tree survive zone 10 ?
Ramiro S on Jul 16, 2015
Best Answer: Yes and it's so beautiful
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is there such a thing as a white crape myrtle tree and will it grow in zone 10?
pamela a on Jun 25, 2015
Best Answer: Yes, there is a really beautiful white Crepe Myrtle called Natchez that came from a breeding program at the National Arboretum. It is outstanding not only for producing large panicles of pure white flowers over the entire summer, but also because it was a major breakthrough in resistance to powdery mildew, which commonly afflicts many varieties of Crepe Myrtle. Please check our website for more information on this excellent variety! It grows in Zones 7-10, so should be quite happy where you live.
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I want to put them along a fence line. How far apart do u plant them?
Steve S on Jun 7, 2015
Best Answer: they will grow to at least 10 feet wide at top
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Live in Northern NYS ... will this survive? How wide is the route structure of a mature tree?
Diane N on Jun 6, 2015
Best Answer: Being from the Deep South, where these trees thrive, I'm sorry I have no answer for you. I have four crepe myrtles, and it took each one 2-3 years to 'take off', even here. If you can get them to grow there, though, they are faithful and long-lasting beauties.
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my bark is splitting on my crepe myrtle trunks, is this normal?
sandy g on Jun 2, 2015
Best Answer: Bark splitting and shedding IS normal, particularly for mature crepe myrtles.
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Why is my crape myrtle dropping their leaves after recently being planted?
Sammy on May 30, 2015
Best Answer: Mine did the same thing after being shipped and then planted. However, I was planting mine in late summer. They held most leaves until winter and then have done great the last two years. Mine are beautiful now.
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I live in the Niagara peninsula between lake Ontario and Lake Erie Ontario. will this tree be okay for this area ?
bobobo on May 30, 2015
Best Answer: I don't now I'm in N Y I love the tree but it not growing and I do not see the booming
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can this tree grow in Seattle and when is the best time of year to plant these?
Roger on May 28, 2015
Best Answer: I purchased this very tree a year ago. It can grow in the Seattle area though it may not bloom for as long as it would in more southern sunny states. I planted it in the fall and it seems to be doing well so far this year.
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do these have to be cut back every year ?
Barbara A on May 17, 2015
Best Answer: No, don't commit Crepe Murder! Leave it alone to grow!
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Can these be picked up in Fort Mill SC? Price difference if picked up myself?
Chris K on Nov 29, 2014
Best Answer: They can be picked up if you schedule and appointment. The actual tree will cost the same you will just not have to pay shipping.
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When do crape myrtles start to bloom?
Rob D on Nov 29, 2014
Best Answer: Crape myrtles bloom towards the end of June, and sometimes not until July. They're late bloomers. No pun intended.
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What is the maximum grown height of the dynamite crepe myrtle?
Linda G on Sep 29, 2014
Best Answer: The Dynamite Crape Myrtle typically maxes out at about a height of 20-30ft tall.
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are these the dark red crape myrtle?
Rich ba on Jul 13, 2014
Best Answer: These flowers are more of a lighter red than a darker red. The red black Diamond Crape Myrtle has the darkest shade of flowers.
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where did the dynamite c.myrtle originate?
A shopper on Jul 11, 2014
Best Answer: The Dynamite Crape Myrtle Tree or Lagerstroemia indica 'Whit II' originated in China and North Korea. These trees were first brought to Charleston South Carolina and introduced to the US in 1790.
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Would the Dynamite (or any other) crape myrtle survive, do well and bloom on the island of Martha's Vineyard? The temperatures are much more temperate than on the mainland.
A shopper on Jul 10, 2014
Best Answer: You are located in a zone 7 so the Dynamite Crape Myrtle would be good for your area.
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do you have a 4 to 5ft. dynamite red tree crepe myrtle tree?
A shopper on Jul 4, 2014
Best Answer: We do often carry that size, but it's currently on back order until further notice.
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Can the Dynamite Crepe Myrtle be planted in SE Wisconsin? I'm not sure what zone we are in.
Jane V on Jun 27, 2014
Best Answer: Wisconsin gets a little too cold for the Dynamite Crape Myrtle. I would recommend the Tulip Poplar for your area instead. South East Wisconsin is in zone 4 or 5 depending on where your city is located.

http://www.fast-growing-trees.com/ZoneMap.htm
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Will Crape Myrtles fall all leaves in the winter?
Michael L on Jun 26, 2014
Best Answer: Crape Myrtle Trees lose their leaves towards the end of fall.
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Will this tree grow well in northeast iowa?
Amy S on Jun 26, 2014
Best Answer: Iowa gets a little too cold for the Dynamite Crape Myrtle. I would suggest looking into other cold hardier flowering trees like the Jane Magnolia or Eastern Redbud.
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Is the crape myrtle tree susceptible to verticulluim wilt?
JoAnn P on Aug 25, 2015
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how deep will the roots grow?
gertie f on Jul 4, 2015
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my tree is four years old and looks bad, how do I water it and feed it?
manuel r on Jun 14, 2015
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We have high iron content in our water and the soil is sand and clay we are at 6000 feet in pinion pine high dessert. What trees will do well?
Jacqueline D on May 11, 2015
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Do you all come out and plant the trees? I have two dead tree in my front yard, home is only 2 years old.
secoya a on May 8, 2015
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Can you plant in zone 6 which is Newtown Pa ?
Connie on May 4, 2015
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I have a 35 year old Red Crepe Myrtle. Can you tell me what it would cost to replace a tree that large?
Sandra on Apr 20, 2015
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I'm in the Philadelphia area and want to replace a Crepe Myrtle which only lasted 3 years with another. Good idea? Any alternatives like this?
Dennis W on Apr 19, 2015
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Picture the last time you took a walk in the woods. The young trees were not miniature bonsai versions of mature trees. Instead they were naturally thin and lanky. Young trees are programmed to race toward the light, before the competing vegetation crowds them out. Once established at 10 feet or more, they start developing a wide canopy and shedding lower limbs.





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