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What type of fertilizer does my Crepe myrtle need?

Crepe myrtle
Lagerstroemia indica
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The ideal fertilizer for a Crepe myrtle is one that has a relatively balanced mix of the three main plant nutrients, with slightly higher amounts of phosphorus. Alternatively, some gardeners choose to improve their Crepe myrtle 's soil by adding organic materials such as compost, worm castings, and manure. Some experienced gardeners will supplement 1-2 times with water-soluble fertilizers containing phosphorus when the flower buds start to appear. This will help the flowers develop better and allow them to grow larger and bloom longer.
Fertilizers can come in many forms, and most of these forms will work well for your Crepe myrtle. However, some of the best fertilizers for Crepe myrtle come in either a liquid or a powdered form. Regardless of which you use, you should ensure that you dilute your fertilizer and apply it while watering your Crepe myrtle.
Crepe myrtle (Lagerstroemia indica)
Crepe myrtle
A species of Crape myrtles, Also known as Indian crape myrtle
Botanical name: Lagerstroemia indica
Genus: Crape myrtles
Description
Crepe myrtle (Lagerstroemia indica) is a highly ornamental small tropical tree or shrub, often multi-stemmed. It is native to India, Southeastern Asia, and Japan, and features a characteristic vase-shaped crown and beautifully-ruffled pink blooms that can last from early summer to autumn. It is also a popular nesting shrub for small birds.
Garden Use
The Lagerstroemia plants of Lythraceae (Lagerstroemia spp.) as important ornamental woody plants have a flowering period up to 100 days. They have many flowers with very rich colors from purple, red, pink, and white to mixed colors. Some varieties are gorgeous leaf colors in autumn. These plants are easy to manage, with a suitable growth rate, a long life and good drought tolerance. Therefore, the lagerstroemia plants are widely applied in gardens and urban landscapes.
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