CRAPE MYRTLE – RED ROCKET

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COMMON NAME
Red Rocket Crape Myrtle
BOTANICAL NAME
Lagerstroemia indica
‘Red Rocket’
HEIGHT 15′
WIDTH 12′
DECIDUOUS
COLD TOLERANCE 0° F
SOIL TYPE Well drained
DROUGHT TOLERANCE Yes
SALT TOLERANCE No
FLOWER Long lasting, showy
cherry-red blooms
MONTH OF COLOR Summer
FRUIT Brown or black pods. When
mature, they dry and split, thus
releasing disk shaped seeds.
Inedible.
COMMENTS Difficult to get this
variety. Great tree for a true red
color in Summer. Attractive bark
and branching in Winter. Seeds
are good for birds.
PRICE 45 gallon $250,
30 gallon $175, 15 gallon $85,
7 gallon $45, 3 gallon $25