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Cultural Details for Lagerstroemia indica x fauriei 'Natchez'

Common Name:
Natchez Crapemyrtle

Growth Rate:
fast

Average Mature Height:
15-25'

Average Mature Width:

Flower Details:
Perfect, white, 6-petaled, 1-1.5" wide in panicles 6-12" long and 4-7.5" wide panicles, late June-July and into September

Fruit Details:
Broad ellipsoidal 6 valved dehiscent capsule, ½ “ wide, seeds 3/8" long and winged.

Fall Color:
Bronze-orange if the leaves are not killed by an early frost

Bark Details:
Smooth, gray exfoliating exposing underbark in shades of gray to brown. Cinnamon brown bark develops after about 5 years.

Disease / Insect Problems or Resistance:
Good aphid resistance

Native Habitat:
China and Korea

Other Features:
Beautiful exfoliating bark many have supurb fall color

Culture and Care:
Full sun well-drained soil, best for southern gardens

This plant was blooming:
5/10/2010 - 8/20/2010

Plantings of this cultivar at Boone County Arboretum:
9030, 9071, 9072, 9073

    The information on this page may have come from one or more of the following sources:
  • Dirr, Michael. Manual of Woody Landscape Plants. Stipes Publishing. 1998.
  • Hightshoe, Gary L. Native Trees, Shrubs, and Vines for Urban and Rural America. John Wiley & Sons. 1988.
  • North Carolina Extension Plant Fact Sheets. www.ces.ncsu.edu
  • University of Connecticut Plant Database. www.hort.uconn.edu