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PlantFiles: Crepe Myrtle, Crape Myrtle
Lagerstroemia 'Pocomoke'

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Family: Lythraceae (ly-THRAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Lagerstroemia (la-ger-STREEM-ee-a) (Info)
Cultivar: Pocomoke

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Height:
18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Spacing:
24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 6a: to -23.3 C (-10 F)
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)
USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 C (30 F)
USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun

Bloom Color:
Rose/Mauve

Bloom Time:
Late Spring/Early Summer

Foliage:
Deciduous
Shiny/Glossy-Textured
Good Fall Color

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:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
From softwood cuttings
From semi-hardwood cuttings
From hardwood cuttings
From hardwood heel cuttings
By air layering

Seed Collecting:
Unknown - Tell us

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Profile:

No positives
1 neutral
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

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Neutral springrunfarm On Jan 2, 2008, springrunfarm from Coatesville, PA wrote:

I have 5 plants in my side yard. They grow to a nice 12" ball every year, but they do not bloom. i suspect that they need more warm days - perhaps I should transplant them to the south wall of my house....

Regional...

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

Talking Rock, Georgia
Louisville, Kentucky
Norristown, Pennsylvania
Arp, Texas
Hutto, Texas
San Antonio, Texas



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