Crape Myrtle Red Rocket
Crape Myrtle Red Rocket
Crape Myrtle Red Rocket
Crape Myrtle Red Rocket
Crape Myrtle Red Rocket
Crape Myrtle Red Rocket

Crape Myrtle Red Rocket

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Size, Overall Height 2gal Pot, 2-3ft

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Crape Myrtle Red Rocket, Gorgeous Deep Red Blooms all summer and fall, Fast Growing in Nature

The Red Rocket Crape Myrtle, or Lagerstroemia indica 'Red Rocket', is a deciduous tree that is commonly used for landscaping due to its beautiful red flowers and tolerance to heat and drought.

The Red Rocket Crape Myrtle can grow up to 20 feet tall with a width of about 10 feet. It has an upright growth habit and features deep green leaves that turn bronze in the fall. The flowers appear in dense clusters, which can reach up to 12 inches long, and have a bright red coloration. The bloom period typically lasts from mid-summer to early fall.

In terms of care, the Red Rocket Crape Myrtle prefers full sun and well-draining soil. It is a low-maintenance plant that requires moderate watering, especially during dry periods. It benefits from regular pruning to promote healthy growth and maintain its shape.

Overall, the Red Rocket Crape Myrtle is a popular choice for landscaping due to its stunning appearance and ease of care. It is often used as a specimen plant, accent plant, or in mixed borders. If you are considering planting a Red Rocket Crape Myrtle, it is important to ensure that it is planted in a location that receives full sun and has well-draining soil. With the proper care, this plant can make a beautiful addition to any landscape.


Plant Hardiness Zones and Specifications
Grow Zones: 6-10
Growth Rate: 1-2ft/Year
Mature Height: 15-20ft
Mature Width: 10-15
Growth form: Tree
Foliage Color: Bright Red
Soil Conditions: Prefers well-drained soil

Planting and Care
Light: Full sun
Water Requirements: Water well every 2-3 days until established, water frequently during extremely hot months, After the mature root system is established, watering is needed occasionally, except during periods of drought, watering is needed regularly. Pruning: is recommended once per year.
Fertilizing: Applying a slow-release, 180 days duration, well balance fertilizer is probably the simplest solution and least expensive. Fertilize your cypress trees during spring or summer once a year.

Plant Care for potted plants.
• Plants shipped online are in complete darkness for several days, once received allow the tree to gradually acclimate to bright light.
• Repotting / Fertilizing, Repotting not recommended for a period of one year, Fertilize during Spring to Fall base on label instructions.
• Water Requirement, allow the top one inch of Soil to dry out, may take 3-5 days, water slowly to allow the soil to moist evenly.
• Sunlight, Full Sun or Partial Shade, Tolerates heat and drought.

Plant Benefits
• Plants can reduce stress and anxiety by spending time close to nature caring for them.
• Great for patios, narrow spaces, decks, plant as privacy trees along fences and backyards.
• Add life to a given space, Plants are therapeutic and cheaper than a therapist.
• Increase Property Value, beautify your landscape with this new addition.

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