It's the time of year where you may notice your neighbors and other landscape companies starting to prune crape myrtles and were wondering if we may have forgotten yours. We're almost certain you've seen others cutting back the crape myrtles back to ugly stumps, also know to some as "crape murder".
When a crape myrtle is cut back this way, it has 2 effects:
When a crape myrtle is pruned properly, it has 2 positive affects:
We figured it might be helpful to our clients to have some tips on when and how to prune crape myrtles in Citrus County Landscaping to promote a healthy tree:
It's our goal to maintain the tree's natural form and to help promote strong branches that will hold the blooms upright.
When crape myrtles are cut back to the stubs each year it really prevents the tree from having a natural appearance. In our opinion the chopped off branches would be more suitable for a hat rack or fence post. Each hacked off branch will grow "medusa" like tangled branches often too weak to hold the blooming flowers.
Proper Pruning Techniques
Here at Citruscapes Lawn & Landscaping we practice healthy crape mrytle pruning to promote healthy growth of the tree. See the image below for a more proper and healthy way to trim your crape myrtles in Citrus County.
If you'd like help with your Citrus County Crape Mrytle trimming in the future, call us at (352) 220-6065 or email our office at email@example.com. We would love to help you out!
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