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Creapemyrtle

Lagerstroemia indica

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Description

Family:
Lythraceae

Foliage: 
n/a

Native Locale:
China, Korea

Mature Height:
15 to 45 feet

Mature Width:
n/a

Hardiness Zones:
Zone (6)7 to 9

Soil Preference:
Prefers moist, well- drained soil

Growth Habit:
Small to Medium size shrub or small tree with variable habit; often seen in multi- stemmed form with a cloud of foliage reserved for the upper portion of the plant while the basal portion is leafless and only the handsome bark is evident

Rate of Growth:
Fast

Disease and Insect:
Powdery mildew, black spot, sooty mold, tip blight, leaf spot, Botryosphaeria canker, root rot, aphid, Japanese beetle, Asian ambrosia beetle

Landscape Value: 
n/a

Additional Notes:
n/a

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