The Muskogee Crape Myrtle tree’s lavish light lavender blooms and incredible fast growth rate make it hard to say no to this beautiful tree!
The Muskogee Crape Myrtle lagerstroemia indica boasts delicate light lavender pink flowers that have a bloom period of up to 120 days. The glossy green leaves turn bright red in the fall.
The muskogee crape myrtle bloom time is in early spring and flowers will start opening up in late spring to early summer. The shiny light gray cinnamon colored bark of the trunk is hidden by mottled exfoliating bark layers.
Planting Muskogee Crape Myrtle Tree
The Crape Myrtle tree has an exceptional growth rate and in 15 to 20 years, the Muskogee reaches a height of 30 feet tall and up to 20 feet wide. It has a massive trunk caliper. This small tree can easily grow 3-5 feet per year and can double in size in the first 5 years of planting.
The Muskogee crepe myrtle prefers full sun and well drained soil, and is very drought tolerant after established. Be sure to fully water in its container pot down to the root ball before planting.
Thegrows as a shrub or small tree and is very low maintenance. It is tolerant of clay soils, sandy soils, and is resistant to powdery mildew. Grows across the United States in USDA growing zones 6-9.
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Check out our Crape Myrtle Grow Guide for more information on planting and growing these fast growing trees. Growing Crape myrtles is easy, fun, and rewarding!
Check out the National Arboretum for more information on Crape Myrtles.
Lagerstroemia (indica x fauriei) ‘Muskogee’
- Drought tolerant
- Showy flowers
- Disease resistant
- Fall color