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Dynamite Crape MyrtleLagerstroemia indica 'Whit II'

171 reviews
  • Dynamite Crape Myrtle

    Dynamtie Crape Myrtle is a wonderful large crape tree reaching heights of 20-25 feet.

  • Dynamite Crape Myrtle

    Blooms last from all summer to fall. Temperature and age of the bloom can affect the color of red crapes.

  • Dynamite Crape Myrtle

    Dynamite Crape Myrtles have a true red bloom.

  • Dynamite Crape Myrtle

    Crape Myrtles have bark that peels to reveal unique coloring for great winter interest.

  • Dynamite Crape Myrtle

    You may choose a multi trunk or single trunk version.

  • Dynamite Crape Myrtle
  • Dynamite Crape Myrtle
  • Dynamite Crape Myrtle
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Dynamite Crape MyrtleLagerstroemia indica 'Whit II'

171 reviews
Flowering Trees
Available Sizes:
  • 3 Gallon
  • 5 Gallon (Single-Stem)
  • 5 Gallon (Multi-Stem)
  • 2-3 ft. (Multi-Stem)
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Bright Red Blooms Last Up to 4 Months

Why Dynamite Crape Myrtle Trees?

Developed to produce the brightest red blooms of all Crapes, the Dynamite Crape Myrtle is a specimen show-stopper. Plus, it's hassle-free, with pest and disease resistance as well as drought tolerance. So, you get spectacular blooms that last from spring to fall without harsh sprays, fertilizer, or tons of water...especially since it's fast-growing.

And it's one of the hardiest Crape Myrtles available. That means you get an excellent specimen tree, natural privacy barrier or border along your driveway that's carefree down to 0 degrees. Plus, you can choose between two different versions of this vibrant tree - a stately, elegant single-stem trunk, or a full, lush multi-stem!

You get bright red blooms for months, despite tough conditions. Thriving in a number of conditions and areas, all without effort on your part, the Dynamite Crape Myrtle puts on a dazzling, vibrant show of red. When everything else has stopped blooming because of the heat and humidity of the summer, the Dynamite Crape is just getting started. And you get blooms that start light red the first year and then get deeper each passing year – giving you the best yard on the block.

Why Fast-Growing-Trees.com is Better

When you order your Dynamite Crape from Fast Growing Trees, you get a well-nurtured tree from our nursery. Because we've put in the hard work to grow your tree from day one, you get a Dynamite Crape Myrtle that’s unlike any other.

You get a Dynamite that you won’t find at your local garden center…a Dynamite with better branching and healthier roots.

Don't wait – the deep red color and easy growth of the Dynamite make it a bestseller. Get your own Dynamite Crape Myrtle Tree today!

Planting & Care

1. Planting: Find an area with well-drained soil and full sun (6 to 8 hours of sunlight per day).

Dig a hole twice as wide as the root ball and just as deep. Place your tree, backfill your soil and water to settle the roots. Mulch the area around the tree to conserve moisture.

2. Watering: Myrtles are quite drought tolerant but may need more watering during the hot summer season. If you’re not sure when to water your Crape, simply check the surrounding soil about 3 inches down. If the soil is dry here, it’s time to water.

3. Fertilizing: Apply a slow-release fertilizer in the early spring and summer seasons.

4. Pruning: For a more graceful tree shape, remove all but 4 to 5 strong trunks and then remove the lateral branches around the bottom half of the tree.

Shipping Details

Estimated Shipping Time: Most orders ship immediately. 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.

Amount of Order Shipping Charge
Less than $129 $19.95

Product Details

Mature Height: 20-25 ft.
Mature Width: 10-20 ft.
Sunlight: Full Sun
Growth Rate: Fast
Botanical Name: Lagerstroemia indica 'Whit II'
Does Not Ship To: AZ,OR
Grows Well In Zones: 6-9 outdoors
Your Growing Zone: #
6-9 outdoors       Map

Growing Zones: 6-9 outdoors

(hardy down to 0℉)

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Crepe Myrtle

Very good.

United States United States
I recommend this product

so far so good....

tree was well packaged and arrived in very timely manner and seemed healthy. So far it seems to be doing well so I look forward to seeing it next spring.

Wayne W.
United States United States
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Little engine that could

Got him planted. He stands at around 2 feet If he grows to be a mighty tree it’ll be a few years. Just blossomed. Looking forward to watching the process. ✌️

United States United States
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Damaged Dynamite

Overall experience was not good. Item was delivered in a damaged state negating the extra cost incurred to have a plant which would flower this season. Fast Growing Trees did compensate so I have to comment their customer service.



We're very sorry for how your tree arrived and glad we were able to make it right with a full credit!

Francisco Z.
United States United States
I recommend this product

Dynamite Crape Myrtle

My Dynamite Crape Myrtle was very well packed for shipping and it arrived in excellent condition. Excellent company to buy from.