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Tree Lagerstroemia indica x fauriei 'Tuscarora' Crepe Myrtle (Hot Pink)

 

 

 

 
Description This deciduous tree has small oval shaped green leaves which turn a stunning reddish/orange in autumn. The most striking part of the tree is the beautiful display of vibrant, hot pink, crinkled flowers which appear in late summer. Flowers form on new growth, and so are encouraged by winter pruning. Bark peels off to reveal a smooth trunk which is beige in colour with red-brown streaks.    
Foliage
Deciduous
   
Form
V-Shaped
   
Mature Size 8 x 4m    
Uses A fantastic feature tree both in autumn and spring. It can be used in streetscape, parks and gardens of any size.    
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
• 40cm/27L (1.2-1.8m)
• 50cm/52L (1.8-2.2m)
• 200L (3.0-3.5m)
   
Substitutes Calodendron capense
Cercis canadensis
Cercis canadensis 'Forest Pansy'
Malus ioensis 'plena'
Sapium sebiferum 'syn. Triadica sebifera'
Zelkova serrata 'Green Vase'
   
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