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Lagerstroemia indica 'Raspberry Sundae'

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Family: Lythraceae (ly-THRAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Lagerstroemia (la-ger-STREEM-ee-a) (Info)
Species: indica (IN-dih-kuh) (Info)
Cultivar: Raspberry Sundae

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Height:
15-20 ft. (4.7-6 m)

Spacing:
8-10 ft. (2.4-3 m)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)
USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)
USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)
USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)
USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)
USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun

Bloom Color:
Red
White/Near White

Bloom Time:
Mid Summer
Late Summer/Early Fall

Foliage:
Deciduous
Bronze-Green

Other details:
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Soil pH requirements:
5.1 to 5.5 (strongly acidic)
5.6 to 6.0 (acidic)
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

Patent Information:
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Propagation Methods:
From softwood cuttings
From semi-hardwood cuttings
From hardwood cuttings
From seed; sow indoors before last frost
From seed; germinate in a damp paper towel
By air layering

Seed Collecting:
N/A: plant does not set seed, flowers are sterile, or plants will not come true from seed

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Profile:

1 positive
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive lolaj On Jul 11, 2003, lolaj from Lubbock, TX wrote:

Thrives with almost total neglect; blooms on new growth; deadwood needs yearly removal in late fall/early spring; prefers full sun; withstands high winds but loses blooms; provides excellent shade planted in front of south-facing windows.

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

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Mountain View Acres, California
Paradise, California
Gainesville, Florida
Hollywood, Florida
Ocala, Florida
Darnestown, Maryland
Kettering, Maryland
Raleigh, North Carolina
Winston-salem, North Carolina
Stillwater, Oklahoma
Socastee, South Carolina
Lenoir City, Tennessee
Houston, Texas
Hurst, Texas
Lubbock, Texas
Sunset Valley, Texas



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