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Acoma Crapemyrtle

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Plant Information
Common Name Acoma Crapemyrtle
Botanical Name Lagerstroemia indica x fauriei 'Acoma'
Plant Type Shrub
Mature Height 8 to 10 ft
Mature Width 8 to 10 ft
Growth Habit Rounded
Bloom Color White
Bloom Interest Showy
Bloom Period July to September
Seasonal Interest Summer, Fall
Foliage Color Green
Foliage Type Simple
Fall Color Orange-red
Attributes Clay Soil, Drought Tolerant
Attracts Butterflies No
Attracts Birds No
Sun Exposure Full Sun, Partial Shade
USDA Hardiness Zone 6 to 9
Zoned for KC Region Yes
Water Preference Moist,Well-drained
Maintenance Level Moderate
Cost Moderate
Watering Notes Water is best at a slow soak when dry. Check weekly. This promotes good healthy growth for late summer blooms.
Fertilize Notes Feed Crapemyrtles with a general purpose fertilizer like 8-8-8 or 10-10-10. Once established, feed once a year in spring and water deeply.
Prune Notes Prune early spring after the last frost to encourage new growth.