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Crape Myrtle - Dynamite / Size 1
Dynamite Crape Myrtle

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*Availability Status: Currently Sold Out - Available at a Later Date
*Average Plant Shipping Size: 12" - 16" tall / Quart size rootball

*No Shipments to California, Alaska, or Hawaii

Our Price: $6.95

Product Code: MYRDYN1

Lagerstroemia indica 'Dynamite' - 'Whit II' Plant Patent #10296

Overall Description

Finally, a large, full sized crape myrtle with true dark red blooms. A very vigorous grower with excellent mildew resistance. A very worthy crape myrtle selection - one of the best we have seen for hardiness, bloom color, and bloom production. This variety was developed by Carl Whitcomb, who has introduced several extremely popular & wonderful crape myrtle varieties over the years.

Plant Facts & Specifications

--Mature Height : 15 - 20 ft

--Mature Width : 10 - 12 ft

--Growth Rate :
Moderate to fast

--Hardiness Zones :
7 - 10 - As with all Crape Myrtles, will suffer branch dieback at temps below 15 degrees.

--Sun Exposure :
Full sun to light partial shade

--Soil Preference :
Average to slightly moist & fertile - well drained

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--Fertilization / Feeding :
For maximum health & hardiness, we highly recommend a good grade granular ( preferably organic ) fertilizer / plant food for use with all of our plant species. We personally use, and recommend the Espoma line of organic plant foods, as they are super effective yet gentle enough to use on even the most delicate of evergreen species where fertilizer burn would normally be a major concern. However, a water soluble type plant food (Miracle Gro, or equivalent ) are also acceptable options. Other granular fertilizers with a 6 - 12 - 12, or 10 - 10 - 10 ratio can also be used - but we suggest using them at 1/2 - 3/4 strength to avoid any chemical burn issues to the root system of the plants. Best to fertilize in early spring, and again in mid fall - avoid feeding standard chemical fertilizers during hot summer months, and directly after transplanting. The Espoma Organic Plant Foods may be used at anytime.

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