Japanese Crepe Myrtle, Crape Myrtle 'Acoma'


Family: Lythraceae (ly-THRAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Lagerstroemia (la-ger-STREEM-ee-a) (Info)
Cultivar: Acoma
Registered or introduced: 1992
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4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

6-8 ft. (1.8-2.4 m)


6-8 ft. (1.8-2.4 m)

8-10 ft. (2.4-3 m)


USDA Zone 6b: to -20.5 C (-5 F)

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:

White/Near White

Bloom Time:

Late Spring/Early Summer


Grown for foliage



Good Fall Color

Provides winter interest

Other details:

Unknown - Tell us

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:


Propagation Methods:

From softwood cuttings

From semi-hardwood cuttings

From hardwood cuttings

From hardwood heel cuttings

By air layering

Seed Collecting:

Unknown - Tell us

Foliage Color:



Bloom Characteristics:

This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds

Water Requirements:

Unknown - Tell us

Where to Grow:

Unknown - Tell us


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

Boca Raton, Florida

New Port Richey, Florida

Colbert, Georgia

Frankfort, Kentucky

Lexington, Kentucky

Louisville, Kentucky

Gulfport, Mississippi

Natchez, Mississippi

Perkinston, Mississippi

Independence, Missouri

Scotch Plains, New Jersey

Emerald Isle, North Carolina

Dayton, Ohio

Tulsa, Oklahoma (2 reports)

Coatesville, Pennsylvania

Mc Keesport, Pennsylvania

Mount Joy, Pennsylvania

Townville, South Carolina

Lenoir City, Tennessee

Memphis, Tennessee

Copperas Cove, Texas

New Caney, Texas

San Antonio, Texas

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Gardeners' Notes:

No details have been posted.