* 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
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.
|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.
|Step 3 - Backfill Your Hole
As you backfill the hole, apply water to remove air pockets.
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|Amount of Order||Shipping Charge|
|$99.00+||32% of order total|
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