Crape Myrtle Trees
Your crepe myrtle trees can be easier to grow with some simple planting tricks.
Here are some professional secrets to getting your new Tonto Red Crap Myrtle tree to adjust to your environment quickly. First you want to be sure you have picked a planting location that is full sun all day for best flowering. Arapaho Crape Myrtle trees live in part sun but will not bloom.
Planting like a pro starts with proper planting preparation.
Dig the hole two times wider and deeper than the root ball size. Shred all the ground soil well with your shovel. Loose soil promotes more rapid root growth and improved drought tolerance. You can help keep the soil loose for the first year by mixing compost or humus into your soil when planting. Dynamite Crape Myrtle trees will amaze you with excellent and immediate beauty when you plant the new tree like a pro.
Give your new Muskogee Crape Myrtle Tree a booster to overcome shock.
Every crape myrtle tree you plant will pull through adapting to your location fast with a shot of instant plant food and lots of moisture. Water the roots in well with an application of MiracleGro when you finish planting and mulch the area to hold the moisture. Repeat the feeding once a month or apply slow release fertilizer a couple weeks after the booster treatment. You’ll be rewarded for your efforts with fast succulent growth and bigger, more abundant blooms.
Pink Velour Crape Myrtle trees will be more gorgeous with regular watering.
In order to give you excellent drought tolerance, landscape trees need to have good solid root systems well into your soil. Make sure to water well the days it doesn’t rain the first year. You get a faster growing tree with stronger roots and more blooms plus increased ability to sail through a drought easily.