Crepe myrtle - Lagerstroemia Acoma
Showy white blooms during summer, lovely bronze new growth, and beautiful smooth bark during winter. Enjoy watching this attractive shrub transform through the seasons.
Makes an ideal small garden tree; and will often grow multistemmed so you can enjoy more of its lovely bark. Usually available from November until we sell out.
If you're looking for a larger white-flowered crepe myrtle, we recommend Natchez.
Lagerstroemia 'Acoma' - crepe myrtleAPPEARANCE : Crisp white flowers bloom during summer on this deciduous upright growing shrub, perfect for feature planting. Vigorous growing variety with smooth grey bark. Resistant to powdery mildew.
USE FOR: Ideal for feature planting, hedge planting, smaller gardens, and large containers. Group with our other crepe myrtle varieties for summer colour
PLANTING : Plant in a full sun position in the garden. Crepes thrive in clay soils.
CARE: Water regularly during the first 8-12 weeks until the plant is established, then during dry periods until the plant develops a trunk. Drought tolerant. Prune in autumn following leaf drop for prolific summer flowering and a dense growth habit; or deadhead after first flowers to keep an elegant shape and encourage a second flower flush. Fertilise using a slow release fertiliser twice yearly.
HEIGHT & WIDTH: 3.5m H x 3.5m W.
YOUR PLANTS : These are tubestock plants, healthy young plants with new roots that will establish quickly in your garden. The pot size is 80mm high and 42 mm wide.
You can see an example in the image gallery.
What is tubestock?In WA or TAS? We can't ship this plant to you for state biosecurity reasons.
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