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Cherokee Crape Myrtle

Regular price $79.95
  • 4-5 ft.

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Product Details

Growing Zones: 6-9 outdoors

(hardy down to 0℉) 
      6-9 outdoors
   Map 6-9 outdoors
Mature Height:
15-25 ft.
Mature Width:
15-25 ft.
Full Sun
Growth Rate:
Drought Tolerance:
Botanical Name:
Lagerstroemia indica 'Cherokee'
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Product Description

Months of Visual Interest, Right in California

Why Cherokee Crape Myrtles?
Bright red, frilly florals during summer meet rich green foliage and vibrant red-orange tones in fall: The Cherokee Crape Myrtle has it all. And not only does it boast months of visual interest and great looks – it’s also well-suited as a focal point for almost any location in your landscape.

So, it’s versatile too. Especially since it’s grown right in the Golden State. Whether you use it as an accent, mass planting or hedge, the Cherokee Crape Myrtle is ideal for your home because it’s made for your California climate and soil.

Why is Better
The best part of the Cherokee Crape Myrtle, though? The fact that it’s hand-picked specially by horticulturists. And since it’s nurtured, planted and shipped with care, roots intact, it performs even better. When this Cherokee Crape Myrtle arrives at your door, it’s ready to grow…and grow well.

All this and more means beauty and elegance paired with a ton of low-maintenance perks. There’s nothing like the Cherokee Crape Myrtle because it’s grown in California for California. Basically, the Cherokee Crape Myrtle is tailored for your landscape – order now, before it’s gone!

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Beautiful start

The tree arrived in great shape, extremely well boxed, with adequate ball and even taller than I'd ordered. The leaves only showed shipping-wilting for 24 hours, perking up rapidly and now healthy and growing a week later. The care in growing and shipping this tree really impresses me.

Planting & Care

Planting Instructions: The showy, densely-growing Crape is well-suited for a variety of settings and doesn’t need much care. However, we do have a few best practices to keep in mind.

When it’s time to plant your Cherokee Crape, choose an area with at least 6 to 8 hours of sunlight per day and well-drained, somewhat moistened soil. Rich, acidic soils are best, but this Cherokee is hassle-free and fairly adaptable either way. Plus, it’s highly tolerant of urban pollution.

To plant, dig a hole that’s two or three times the width of your tree’s root ball. Place the plant, tamp down the soil and then water to establish the roots.

Fertilizer: When your Cherokee Crape Myrtle is young (during the first couple of growing seasons), we recommend using an all-purpose fertilizer, or specialized fertilizer if you want to test your soil’s needs.

Watering: The Cherokee Crape Myrtle needs moistened soil, so it’s important to water regularly, about once weekly, until the tree is established. If you’re not sure when to water, check the surrounding soil for dryness (down to about 2 or 3 inches). If the soil is dry, the Crape Myrtle needs to be watered.

Pruning: Extensive pruning is not needed, but we recommend removing dead or diseased limbs from your Cherokee Crape Myrtle. And any pruning should also be completed during the winter season or during dormancy.

Shipping Details

Most items ship the next business day unless otherwise noted

Estimated Shipping Time: Most orders ship immediately, however some orders may ship in 1-2 business days (we do not ship on the weekends) from date of purchase. As noted on the website, some items are seasonal, and may only ship in spring or fall. Once your order is shipped, you'll receive an email with a tracking number.

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