Lagerstroemia x fauriel (Medium)
Beautiful white flower clusters with an upright growth habit. Spectacular drooping clusters of pure white, crinkled flowers are displayed over an extra long bloom period. Attractive peeling bark adds winter interest. Selected for mildew resistance. Deciduous.
Weeping form to 6 to 7 ft. tall and wide, control size with annual pruning.
Follow a regular watering schedule the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Fertilize before new growth begins in spring. Thin young trees in late winter to early spring, leaving 3-7 main trunks or canopy branches. On older trees, prune only to remove suckers that have emerged from main trunks or ground. Pruning time: winter.
- Fertilize: Early Spring and Early Fall
- Light: Full Sun
- Water: Average
- Height: 6-7 feet
- Space: 6-7 feet