CRAPE MYRTLE – PEPPERMINT

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COMMON NAME
Peppermint Crape Myrtle
BOTANICAL NAME
Lagerstroemia indica
‘Peppermint’
HEIGHT 15′
WIDTH 15′
DECIDUOUS
COLD TOLERANCE 0° F
SOIL TYPE Well drained
DROUGHT TOLERANCE Yes
SALT TOLERANCE No
FLOWER Long lasting, showy pink
blooms with white edge
MONTH OF COLOR Summer
FRUIT Brown or black pods. When
mature, they dry and split, thus
releasing disk shaped seeds.
Inedible.
COMMENTS Great tree for red
color in the Summer. Attractive
bark and branching in Winter.
Seeds are food for birds.
PRICE 45 gallon $250,
30 gallon $175, 15 gallon $85,
7 gallon $45, 3 gallon $25