Crape Myrtle (Lagerstroemia indica)

  • Broadleafed
  • Evergreen
  • Alternate Common Name: None
  • Average Height: Crape myrtle is a medium to large sized shrub to small multi-stemmed tree, growing up to 40 feet in height.
  • Average Width: No data
  • Leaf Description: Leaves of crape myrtles have a generally elliptical shape 1.5-3 inches long. Leaves are dark green above and paler below.
  • Bark Description: The bark of crape myrtles is gray-brown and smooth, often exfoliating and exposing shades of brown, red and green. The bark is one of the showiest features of this tree.
  • Twig Description: Crape myrtle twigs are slender and brown, with very small buds.
  • Flowering: White, pink, red or purple appearing in spike-like clusters.
  • Needle or Broadleaf: Broadleafed
  • Comments: None

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