This fast growing tree has blooms all summer long, has smooth, dark cinnamon brown exfoliating bark and has a bloom period for a whopping 110 days. This makes the Natchez crape myrtle cultivar an incredibly popular addition to landscapes everywhere!
The Natchez Crape Myrtle trees glossy, dark green leaves turn vibrant orange and red in fall. Beforehand, its pure white, soft textured flowers bloom from early summer to mid summer and can even last until early fall. Flowers blooms appear in early spring before the beautiful white flowers.
The fast growing Lagerstroemia indica tree makes an excellent specimen, accent, or group planting. The white blooms will enchant anyone during the spring and summer growing season.
Planting Natchez Crape Myrtle
The white crape myrtle grows best in full sun with rich, moist soil but will become more drought tolerant in dry locations in your landscape just as well once it becomes established. Make sure it is well drained soil.
This amazing shrub or small tree is resistant to many pests and diseases and is also powdery mildew resistant. It can grow up to be 25 t0 30 feet tall at maturity. Plant this crepe myrtle in full sun across the United States in USDA hardiness zones 7-10.
Crepe Myrtle Care
Tree will arrive rooted in soil in its nursery container. Remove excess dirt around root ball before planting to encourage new growth. A slow release fertilizer will help if applied annually during the growing season to promote flowering and root development.
Remove any suckers that appear at the bottom of the tree to encourage a central leader. Remove spent flowers to encourage more growth. Avoid crape murder – a process of over-pruning that ruins the sizes and shapes of full size crepe myrtle trees.
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Lagerstroemia indica x fauriei 'Natchez'
- Attractive white blooms
- Exfoliating, cinnamon colored bark
- Fall color
- Fast growing