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Tree Lagerstroemia indica x fauriei 'Tonto' Crepe Myrtle (fuschia red)

 

 

 

 
Description This small deciduous tree produces a spectacular display of vibrant fuchsia red flowers. The clusters of flowers appear over a long period from late summer through until mid-Autumn. It has a beautiful growth habit with dark green leaves which offer further interest after the flowering period when they change to orange before falling. Bark is a rich, brown colour which reveals a lighter coloured underbark, creating a mottled effect as the tree matures. We grow this tree with a single leader.    
Foliage
Deciduous
   
Form
Round
   
Mature Size 3 x 3m    
Uses With good autumn colour and long summer flowering, this variety makes a great specimen tree for the small garden or landscape. Works well in streetscapes.    
Position & Soil Prefers well drained humus rich soil in a full sun position. Can tolerate most conditions but moisture is preferred in dry periods when young.    
Features    
Pot sizes
in production
• 100L (2.0-2.5m)
   
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