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    Pink Velour Crape for Sale

 
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Pink Velour Crape

Lagerstroemia indica 'Whit III'

$69.95

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-t- Tree Planting Kit
Tree Planting Kit
Tree Planting Kit

Getting your tree off to the right start can more than double its growth rate. Use our planting kit so your tree is ready for explosive growth.

Your planting kit includes:

  1. Tree Stake Kit to help keep your tree stable, giving roots time to grow.

  2. Breathable Tree Guard protects against gnawing mice, rabbits, deer and mowers.

  3. 2 oz of Root Rocket™ Mycorrhizal Fungi so your tree can quickly explode with new root growth.

$14.95
-t- Planting Mix
Pink Velour Crape Planting Mix

Helps your Pink Velour Crape 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 bag of Planting Mix for each plant ordered.


Soil Contents
$6.95
-t- Root Rocket™ Fertilizer
Root Rocket™ Transplant Fertilizer

2oz. Packet

Get your new plants off to the right start by using Root Rocket™ 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 packet per plant

Root Rocket Fertilizer
$4.95
-t- Planket™ - Frost & Cold Protection
PLanket 10-20 ft.

Protect your sensitive plants and shrubs with the Planket™

Benefits include:

  1. Lightweight fabric allows your plants to breather while also protecting them from the frost and cold winds.

  2. 6ft. round size makes it easy to protect sensitive container plants.

$19.95
Add A Decorative Pot

Growing Zones: 7-10
(hardy down to 10℉)



Growing Zones 7-10
You are in Growing Zone: 6

Mature Height:

8-10 ft.

Mature Width:

10 ft.

Sunlight:

Full Sun

Spacing:

8-10 ft.

Growth Rate:

Fast

Drought Tolerance:

Good

Botanical Name:

Lagerstroemia indica 'Whit III'

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AZ



Don't Buy Bare-Root Trees (learn why below)
 

Tons of vibrant pink blooms!

Pink Velour Crape Myrtles™ are perfect as impressive ornamental trees or colorful, living privacy screens.

This unique tree will definitely attract attention as the centerpiece of your property. Pink Velour Crape Myrtles proudly display delicate pink blooms that last for months... giving your lawn a burst of color and delightful curb appeal.

Growing to a spread of 8-10 feet, plant them 4-5 feet apart for a natural solution to screening or as a desirable property divider. Also works well planted near your foundation.

Liven up your kitchen with beautiful cut floral arrangements from your Pink Velour Crape Myrtle. They look and smell wonderful!

What an easy tree to plant and grow! It's highly mildew resistant and drought tolerant, so you can plant it and forget it.

These trees are easy to care for and a delight to watch.





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Customer Reviews

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I bought 5 trees last year and scattered them across my large back yard. They were in excellent health when they arrived. The intense deep hot pink blossoms are dense and the burgundy tinged foliage adds to its overall beauty. This little sweetie brought color to my late season garden and continued right up to frost. No disappointment with this one. Im looking forward to their mature height and spread. Thanks Fast-Growing Trees. You found a keeper with Pink Velour.
January 1, 2013
Pink Velour Crepe
I think anyone that purchases the Pink Velour will be very happy.
The blooms are big and beautiful. What I like about it is it's unique color. Very rarely do you see them in this vibrant color. I have three of them. People have commented on their beauty.
July 21, 2014
Purchased
over 4 years ago
I have on Pink Velour tree in my back yard and one in the front. Both are stand alone. They both doubled in size - it was hard to believe that a tree from a box would be so hardy. I am very happy with my crape myrtle purchase.
January 1, 2013
I have 3 of these beauties! This is their 2nd season! They were slow that first year but now! WOW! They are taking off like a jet plane! Making up for lost time! I go out every day to view all my crape myrtles ~ I have 7 ~~ and am surprise when I see another leaf starting to unfold that I jump for joy! Every one that walks by, stops to take a wonder! TKU for my trees
January 1, 2013
91506, CA
Purchased
over 5 years ago
Growing Zone:
10
Doing great, blooming great. Awesome! Love em. Ones doing better than the other, but theyre both terrific. Thanks
January 1, 2013
I got 2 of these about 2 months ago. They are starting to bloom already and I love the bright pink color. They are full of buds so I can't wait to see how they look in full bloom. I couldn't be happier with them!
January 1, 2013
Purchased
over 5 years ago
Just planted this beautiful tree today
This tree arrived well packed and very much alive. I planted it a few hours ago in my front yard here in Mountain View, California. I feel like I've brought a piece of the South to my home. Everytime a guest or family walks along the path to my front door they'll be greeted by this crape myrtle.

I watered it well and look forward to it in the months and years ahead.
May 17, 2015
Mountain View, CA
Growing Zone:
10
This little tree is growing very fast, it bloomed in its first year. Definitely a winne
January 1, 2013
Purchased
over 5 years ago
I planted my Pink Velour crape late October 2011. It is doing fine this year. It has not grown much. A few branches and some pretty leaves. It's a beautiful tree. I will order more from fast growing trees.
January 1, 2013
Purchased
over 6 years ago
I purchased 2 pink velour crape myrtles -- getting into their 3rd year. I purchased the 3-4 ft tree and haven't grown at all. Love the color of bloom and foilage though. Can't wait til they really put out.
January 1, 2013

Planting & Care



It's Easy to Plant & Care for Your Pink Velour Crape


Pink Velour Crape Planting Diretions Place your Pink Velour Crape Myrtle tree that receives at least six hours of sunlight a day. Pink Velour Crapes prefer full sun but can tolerate shade. Plant your Pink Velour Crape Myrtles about five feet apart for a privacy screen.

Pink Velour Crape Myrtles prefer slightly acidic soil, but will adapt to your natural soil even if it's sandy or heavy in clay as long as it's well draining. Only water your Crape Myrtle when your soil is dry to the touch. Crape Myrtles are very drought tolerant and only need water during dry periods.

Early every Spring fertilize your Pink Velour Crape Myrtle Tree with a slow release fertilizer that's high in nitrogen and prepare for the show. Vibrant pink blooms will emerge on your Pink Velour Crape Myrtle Tree in the Summer and last into the fall when the green leaves turn a dark orange color.

Planting & Care

Questions & Answers

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Color
BALAJI P on Nov 26, 2017
Hides my neighbors house
David D on Oct 19, 2017
Color
BALAJI P on Nov 26, 2017
i have seen these in my area of south Florida and they are lovely. I need small blooming trees for color in my little garden.
charlotte b on Oct 26, 2017
Hides my neighbors house
David D on Oct 19, 2017
colorful blooms and provides shade.
Also grows fast.
Lida B on Oct 8, 2017
Main consideration was the vibrant color.
Secondary consideration was mature size.
Jon P on Oct 4, 2017
Color
Timothy M on Sep 12, 2017
right size for privacy hedge
Linda L on Aug 26, 2017
Late summer color
Jean B on Aug 12, 2017
The color and fast growing.
JoAnn P on Jul 31, 2017
A picture is worth a thousand words :o)
Rick on Jul 15, 2017
It is drought tolerant, grows fast to a size I would need and of course because the blossoms look so pretty. I hope it does as well as the description and some reviews say.
Danielle S on Jul 15, 2017
Actually I am Amanda and I am sending this to my daughter Jennifer because she wanted one for her yard and she said she only wanted pink...so please be sure to send her pink...It will make her day!!
Jennifer P on Jul 7, 2017
I've had the Pink Velour before and missed the vibrant color. A little slower growing than the Tonto crepe but simply beautiful
Cj U on Jul 4, 2017
brilliant color.
Luis G on Jun 29, 2017
Bought several of these to plant along my property line.
Samantha B on Jun 24, 2017
I am looking forward to getting my pink velour crape myrtle tree, the photos are nice , it had great reviews
Diane J on Jun 23, 2017
I always wish to have a tree like this since i arrived here in the states.
JULIET S on Jun 19, 2017
my wife picked it as we both like the color
Paul M on Jun 15, 2017
The color of the pink velour is gorgeous and has the dark green foliage and really hard to find
Nicholas B on Jun 8, 2017
colorful and right size
Peter K on Jun 1, 2017
Beautiful flowering tree.Crape myrtles are my favorites. They are so easy as well.Each year they have more and more blooms.
ROSEMARY L on May 30, 2017
For my daughter's house to add beauty
Jennifer B on May 19, 2017
For the front of my house has not grow enough yet But I like it very much
Ricardo v on May 19, 2017
Shipping height
Johanna D on May 10, 2017
The reviews are great...and two because of the colorful bloom.
LORNA W on May 8, 2017
i believe my neighbor around the corner has this cultivar & his is beautiful. He is letting me take cuttings first of june ... but i can not wait. haha
rick h on Apr 26, 2017
summer color
John B on Apr 18, 2017
I like flower tree small .
Daxa P on Apr 16, 2017
Color and mature height
Michael S on Apr 15, 2017
My father liked that
Leslie r on Apr 9, 2017
Wanted to get free shipping with the Jane Magnolia I'm ordering to replace a Japanese Maple lost in a snow storm. Will plant next to each other along the fence line to give a little more privacy to our backyard. Also, my wife wanted flowering trees, so hoping for some nice bossoms.
Michael V on Apr 9, 2017
Look nice !
TO N on Apr 8, 2017
I was looking for a nice colorful tree to add to my backyard. One that would not grow so tall but would make that corner of the yard stand out.
victor s on Apr 8, 2017
only 10 ft tall, dont need to trim.

Would u deduct shipping cost $56.56 I cant apply it at ckout.
code: mar79
le-thuy l on Mar 24, 2017
I have bought trees from your company before. I have been very happy with your products and fast shipping.
Heidi C on Mar 23, 2017
They are thriving, looking forward to them blooming
Ethel M on Mar 22, 2017
Because it's a good maturity size for the front without it being too big. Will make my front yard stand out.
Mercedes P on Mar 21, 2017
Bright vibrant flowers nice size 8' to10' tall and 10' wide love crape myrtles cant wait till they get big
Randy TX
Randy K on Feb 19, 2017
Love the color and the reviews we're good
Francis S on Feb 8, 2017
Liked the color.
JOHN D D on Jan 18, 2017
color, size, and quickness in growth.
Wayne C on Jan 5, 2017
the height was not overwhelming and color complimented my house.
ANDREA C on Dec 30, 2016
The size and look of the tree. We wanted something that blooms and has some nice color.
Walter T on Nov 6, 2016
Liked the color and shape. Wanted a plant that was well established to plant.
joe R on Nov 2, 2016
pink color, landscaping
Denise B on Oct 2, 2016
I want to beautify my front yard with them.
Wilfredo L on Sep 30, 2016
For the beautiful color, and it won't grow overly tall where I planted it.
Brenda L on Sep 19, 2016
I vacation in Cape May, NJ each summer and always love looking at the hundreds (thousands?) of gorgeous crape myrtles there. Have always wanted my own. Adore this color and it's supposed to be very hardy. Can't wait to have a bit of the shore in my own yard!
Judith F on Sep 18, 2016
Grew up in Tx. with abundant Crepe Myrtle fragrance and color. I'm thinking this winter will be mild enough for me to enjoy same in the spring and summer. Am now 81 and need more color in my life. Lost the pinks and purples to critters from my last order.
Betty L V on Sep 15, 2016
Like my grandmother's
Kathryn H on Sep 5, 2016
i have seen these in my area of south Florida and they are lovely. I need small blooming trees for color in my little garden.
charlotte b on Oct 26, 2017
colorful blooms and provides shade.
Also grows fast.
Lida B on Oct 8, 2017
How fast will they grow each year?
A shopper on Jul 20, 2014
BEST ANSWER: The Pink Velour crape myrtle has been studied t grow up to 2-3 ft a year once it gets established.
when do you trim them back?
A shopper on Aug 7, 2014
BEST ANSWER: It's best to prune these trees back in the early spring.
Will the roots invade my sewer lines?
A shopper on Jun 9, 2014
BEST ANSWER: No, they have very good roots but I've never had a problem with that particular problem. I have two bushes in my front yard and my sewer lines aren't that far away so all is well as far as the Crape Myrtles go. Glad I was able to help!!
Any chance that it will grow in the Chicago area?
Jay M on Jul 20, 2015
BEST ANSWER: Hi Jay
Unfortunately this plant is for zones 7-10. You are in zone 5-6. I am sorry to say, that I believe your winters are too harsh. We do offer some beautiful trees that are zoned for your area, eastern and western redbud, a variety of ornamental cherries, crabapple, cleveland pear, and little gem magnolia which is a beauty and the flowers are magnificant!
Will this tree survive in mid eastern Utah. We generally have mild winters, sometimes it gets below 0 one or two degrees?
shanna d on Jul 2, 2014
BEST ANSWER: The Pink Velour Crape doesn't do well with freezing temperatures and can only withstand zone 7 in Utah.

http://www.fast-growing-trees.com/USDA-Plant-Hardiness-Zone-Map.htm
When is the best time to plant the pink velour crepe?
A shopper on Sep 10, 2014
BEST ANSWER: Early fall is a great time to get them in and established before winter.
Do they drop their leaves in the fall?
A shopper on Aug 6, 2014
BEST ANSWER: The Pink velour crape myrtle is a deciduous tree so it will lose its leaves in the winter time.
Is this a single trunk or multiple trunked tree?
H L on Jun 24, 2015
BEST ANSWER: Our Crape Myrtle trees are multi trunk.
How long does the roots get in this Crepe Myrtle. I have a septic tank within 10 feet of where I would plant and can't have something growing into the pipes?
georgiaf on Feb 9, 2015
BEST ANSWER: I would plant at least 5 feet away from a septic system.
when to plant ?
Jimmy M on Aug 5, 2014
BEST ANSWER: We planted in the heat of the summer. We did a lot of watering and it is doing great a year later.
Is area 10 suitable for Pink Velour crape Mystle?
Walter L on Aug 22, 2015
BEST ANSWER: Yes they are. I am in Naples Fl and they are quite prevalent down here.
is it going to bloom now if I purchase it today?
simon o on Aug 4, 2014
BEST ANSWER: When I planted mine in the fall, it had one branch bloom in the spring. That's it, but in August it bloomed all over. If you want it to bloom, plant a fish underneath it. When you first get the delivery, keep it in its pot for a week and get thru the shock of transportation, mine looked so freaked out that I kept it inside, then outside when it started to look normal, then planted it when it looked healthy enough. After your tree is established, you can put banana peels around the soil and that will help it bloom for an event. Works on my roses to get extra blooms.
Will I have to wait until fall to plant 2-3 ft Pink Velour Crape?
C W on Jul 7, 2017
BEST ANSWER: You can plant in the summer, by planting in the evening after the sun goes down, so it will not get leaf burn. Giving it extra water and putting a 3-4 inch of mulch (keeping a few inches away from the trunk) to help retain moisture during hot dry weather.
I live in the suburbs north of Philadelphia, (Bucks County) Pennsylvania. Will the Pink Velour Crape do well in my area? I would like to plant in the entrance island of my neighborhood.
Melnaie B on Jul 29, 2015
BEST ANSWER: Dear Melanie, I wanted to send you a lengthy description of my experience with Crape Myrtle but the space given to me by"Fast-Growing-Trees" does not allow me to do so. I live in the Hartford area in Connecticut where the climate zone is 6, which is colder than the recommended 7 to 9 for Crape Myrtle, so there is a great risk that in your area in a similar zone you will have a problem after a harsh winter as we had in 2014/15. The mature wood dies but not the plant itself which grows again from the roots, However, in that case, it is not likely that your shrub will bloom in that season. If the following winter is a mild one, you might have a beautiful blooming shrub next summer. This has happened to me two years in a row in 2012 and 2013. So, again, there is a serious risk that you will have this problem unless we have milder winters in the future. Otherwise, when the crapes bloom, they are absolutely gorgeous and exactly like the pictures in the catalogs. The Company that asked me to write you is very respectable. If you decide to buy a crape myrtle, select a well sheltered full sun exposure. I wish you good luck, Erick
When is the best time to plant this tree in long island, NY?
A shopper on Jul 30, 2014
BEST ANSWER: Im from Queens, NY and planted one of these babies last summer and it has grown wonderfully!
Why is the bark pealing and dropping off the trunk of the tree?
A shopper on Jul 24, 2014
BEST ANSWER: Yes, that is one of the neat characteristics of the Pink Velour myrtle trees, nothing to be worried about.
What months do they bloom?
A shopper on Jul 9, 2014
BEST ANSWER: Late spring through early fall.
Do you have any craps Myrtle that would live in zone 6 I live in the Cincinnati Ohio area ?
Elaine R on Apr 15, 2017
BEST ANSWER: Yes for a zone 6 you can do the Enduring Summer, Red Rocket, Hopi, Sioux, or the Black Diamond Crape Myrtle.
I'm in zone 8 in Portland, Oregon and wondered if the pink velour will grow in a spot that only gets morning and early afternoon sun. If not is there another flowering small tree that would do better?
Thanks!
Elle Y on Apr 13, 2017
BEST ANSWER: As long as it gets 4-6 hours of sunlight a day.
Is it possible to order a "single stem" pink velour crepe myrtle?
Li M on Mar 25, 2017
BEST ANSWER: We only have the Mulit-Trunk in all the Crape Myrtles that we carry.
C myrtle, vivid color tree, which are best species for large container, Hill Country, central Texas?
Gloria R on Oct 30, 2016
BEST ANSWER: The Pink Velour, Tonto, Hopi or any of the "Dazzle's" crape myrtles.
Can the crape myrtle be pruned so that the do not exceed 7 feet?
marie d on Jun 22, 2016
BEST ANSWER: Yes you can, and the branches will fill in to give it a fuller appearance.
I live in southern Illinois is there a chance that this tree will grow in our area? I have seen a couple of them around. Not too many though. I really like this beautiful tree. I had a magnolia tree,, but the flowers don't last after a little bit of wind.
l.isa M on Apr 1, 2016
BEST ANSWER: I love my crape. It blooms after the early spring trees so I have some color most of the summer. I was afraid we are too far north for this " southern" tree but it blooms beautifully. I encourage you to buy it.
my plant bloomed all last summer and this summer it is not blooming. I fed it with miracle gro,,
what else can I do to get it to bloom????
Joyce M on Jul 27, 2015
BEST ANSWER: Hello,

I'm not an expert but mine seem to be doing well in full sun. Not too much water. Maybe some mulch to control the water. You may want to not use too much verterlize and when it's time to fertilize use something like a vigoro product etc.

Thx
What type of crape myrtle is appropriate for a small space or small flower bed?
Lulrich on Jun 12, 2015
BEST ANSWER: The Pink Velour and Tonto Crape Myrtle would be the best trees. We also have a Cherry Dazzle Crape Myrtle bush that would do well in a small space.
is moss dangerous to crape myrtle?
Evelyn M on Jun 6, 2015
BEST ANSWER: No, moss is not dangerous to crape myrtles.
What is the annual rate of growth until it reaches mature height?
Carol S on Sep 14, 2014
BEST ANSWER: The Pink Velour grows about 2-3ft per year.
When is the best time to plant this tree in Maryland?
A shopper on Aug 27, 2014
BEST ANSWER: The best time to plant is in the early Spring or early Fall, but if your temperatures aren't scorching hot in the 90's or above then it's fine to go ahead and plant now.
WHAT FERTILIZER DO YOU GIVE THESE??
A shopper on Aug 23, 2014
BEST ANSWER: A fertilizer that's high in nitrogen.
What months do they bloom?
Marilyn S on Jun 3, 2014
BEST ANSWER: This is their Second season and the first time they are starting to BLOOM: It took a whole year to establish and now its worth the wait! I notice on June 1st the buds starting to unfold ~~ WOW! Am I Happy! This little beauty will Bloom ALL Summer Long ! I have three of these and every one that walks by Stops to take a look! For everybody has watched Mi re-landscape my yard over the past 6 years. I have 7 Crapes and they are positioned to shade the house in the HOT SUMMER Months. Plus I love when walkers Stop and look at the beauty of my Crapes.

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