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Red Rocket Crape MyrtleLagerstroemia indica 'Red Rocket'

73 reviews
  • Red Rocket Crape Myrtle
  • Red Rocket Crape Myrtle
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Red Rocket Crape MyrtleLagerstroemia indica 'Red Rocket'

73 reviews
Flowering Trees
Available Sizes:
  • 3-4 ft.
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The Fastest-Growing Crape Myrtle + True Red Blooms

Why Red Rocket Crape Myrtle Trees?

Just like its name suggests, the Red Rocket Crape Myrtle Tree shoots up like a rocket, growing up to 5 feet or more in only one year. Plus, it delivers bright red flowers from early July to September.

That’s 100 full days of color. And the color couldn’t be more effortless because the Red Rocket is also:

  • Highly drought tolerant, meaning it can thrive on rainfall alone.
  • Mildew resistant, standing up to disease like no other Crape can.
  • Cold hardy, handling frigid temperatures down to 0 degrees with ease.

You get all of this and one of the truest red blooms on the market. The Red Rocket Crape Myrtle begins the season with a light red flower that ages to deep crimson red. And each year, it delivers a reliable, eye-catching color progression.

Why is Better

Your new tree arrives at your door with a well-developed root structure to support rapid growth. Each Red Rocket Crape Myrtle is planted, grown and monitored with care to strengthen its root system and fully develop its branching.

You won’t find Red Rockets this vibrant, large or healthy at your local garden center.

Your tree is prepared to adapt quickly and easily to your landscape. Our proven process also gives you a fuller tree, faster growth and thicker blooms during the summer months.

Don’t wait – a true red bloom that’s carefree and full is just a click away. Order your Red Rocket Crape Myrtle Tree today!

Planting & Care

1. Planting: Select an area with well-drained soil and full sun (6 to 8 hours per day) for your Red Rocket Crape Myrtle.

Dig your hole twice as wide and just as deep as your tree’s root ball, place your tree, and backfill the soil. Finally, water to settle the roots and mulch the surrounding area to conserve moisture.

2. Watering: Once established, your Red Rocket will only need water in times of little rainfall. For young trees, water weekly or check your surrounding soil. If the soil is dry about 3 inches down, water until it’s moist.

3. Fertilizing: Feed your Red Rocket Crape Myrtle in early spring each year with a high-nitrogen fertilizer, such as 20-10-10.

    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 $125 $19.95
    $125 + FREE SHIPPING!

    Product Details

    Mature Height: 20-30 ft.
    Mature Width: 15-20 ft.
    Sunlight: Full Sun
    Growth Rate: Fast
    Botanical Name: Lagerstroemia indica 'Red Rocket'
    Does Not Ship To: AZ,OR
    Grows Well In Zones: 6-9 outdoors
    Your Growing Zone: #
      6-9 outdoors

    Growing Zones: 6-9 outdoors

    (hardy down to 0℉)

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    MARIE A.
    United States United States
    I recommend this product

    red rocket crepe myrtle

    excellent...tree is looking good so far

    Nonny D.
    United States United States
    I recommend this product

    2nd year update, Red Rocket thriving!

    Pleased to report that in it's second year, my Red Rocket grew new leaves on last year's growth (which should generate blooms this year) and also grew new stems. I think last year's growth acclimated to the colder winters in East Tennessee and survived. Don't give up if it dies back to the ground the first year, in Zone 7.

    United States United States
    I recommend this product

    So far, so good!

    It arrived in great condition. Planted as soon as it arrived. By the next day, it was already perking up and now, after a week, it is definitely doing great. New leaves too! The test will be if it survives the FL heat!

    Sandra P.
    United States United States
    I recommend this product

    So far, so good.

    Quick delivery, well packed. They were planted the day they arrived. Now we are waiting for them to awaken with the earth this spring.

    United States United States
    I recommend this product


    The trees are beautiful tall and arrived healthy.