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Tuskegee Crape Myrtle (Lagerstroemia indica x fauriei ‘Tuskegee’)

DESCRIPTION

Tuskegee Crape Myrtle

Lagerstroemia indica x fauriei ‘Tuskegee’

  • Dark pink flowers
  • Mildew-resistant
  • Deciduous shade tree
  • Add a perfect touch of color no matter where you plant them
  • Distinctive, mottled, grayish brown and tan bark
  • Easy care

Tuskegee Crape Myrtle, Lagerstroemia indica x fauriei ‘Tuskegee,’ is a stunning mildew-resistant small tree that blooms vibrant dark pink flowers from spring to fall. When it comes to adding brilliant color during the summer months, few trees can match Crape Myrtle. We like to plant them in groups, where they can add plenty of drama. When planted in rows, they can create one of the most beautiful privacy hedges you can find. And, if you don’t have a fence, plant them along property borders to create a stunning natural fence line. These small ornamental trees are sure to attract all the right attention no matter how you plant them in your landscape.

Tuskegee Crape Myrtle prefers full sun exposure. They are not picky about soil, so they are suitable for a wide range of landscapes. And, once established, they will have little to moderate watering needs. This Lagerstroemia grows well in tight spaces, so they are ideal for urban gardens, too.

This tree is a USDA National Arboretum selection, and specimen size trees can create plenty of shade. Plant Tuskegee Crape Myrtle trees in your landscape. When you do, you can spend some time outdoors, surrounded by the beautiful blooms while relaxing in the shade. They are deciduous trees, and when bare, it reveals its distinctive, mottled, grayish brown/tan bark. Crape Myrtle trees offer year-round interest and we custom-grow Tuskegee Crape Myrtle trees so that they will thrive in your landscape.

See what the fuss is all about. Visit your nearest Moon Valley Nurseries location and witness these beautiful trees for yourself. Our nursery pros will be glad to help you select the perfect tree for a beautiful new landscape.

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Fast grower

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