To Top

Crepe Myrtle Not Blooming

I have two crepe myrtles, they are around 7 yeas old, they have never bloomed. I have fertilized, fed, etc. over the last five years. They are beautiful trees, just no blooms. I need some ideas as to what else I might try.

Ad

Hardiness Zone: 7a

By Debi from Greenwood, MS

We are giving away $200 in Amazon gift cards for people who answer questions on ThriftyFun this month! Click here to find out more...

Add your voice! Click below to answer. ThriftyFun is powered by your wisdom!

May 29, 20120 found this helpful
Best Answer

Stop fertilizing and watering as much, and make sure they are getting full sun. I have read that a handful of epsom salts around the base of the shrub/tree will induce bloom. Scatter the epsom salts and water in. This should work like a charm.

Reply Was this helpful? Yes
May 31, 20170 found this helpful

this year after 22 years of full blooming, mine have not bloomed yet...they are full of leaves and all but have not bloomed....we did have a late freeze this year but they came on out anyway....i am just thinking that maybe the freeze did them in with the blooms, but others are blooming in other areas...i actually for the first time put epson salt on mine....when i trimmed them back.....maybe sometime in june they will bloom ...i sure hope so....

Reply Was this helpful? Yes
Ad
June 6, 20170 found this helpful

my crepe myrtles do not even have the beginnings of blooms on them this year....we had a very late freeze ....i am thinking that might have injured or killed the blooms....they are crammed full of leaves and beautiful....just not even a beginning of a bloom at the end of each limb...just new growth.

Reply Was this helpful? Yes
June 19, 20100 found this helpful

I have 7 Crepe Myrtel and the only thing I've done to them is water when it gets hot and dry. Maybe you are doing too much to them. Cut back on the water.

Reply Was this helpful? Yes

Add your voice! Click below to answer. ThriftyFun is powered by your wisdom!

Related Content
In This Guide
Crepe Myrtle Not Blooming
Crepe Myrtle Not Blooming
Categories
Home and Garden Gardening AdviceJune 19, 2010
Guides
Crepe Myrtle Tree with flowers and leaves
Leaves Falling Off a Crepe Myrtle Tree Early
Growing a Crepe Myrtle Tree
Growing a Crepe Myrtle Tree
Pruning a Crepe Myrtle Tree
Pruning a Crepe Myrtle Tree
Crepe Myrtle
Crepe Myrtle Leaves Turning Yellow
More
😎
Summer Ideas!
Facebook
Pinterest
YouTube
Contests!
Newsletters
Ask a Question
Share a Post
Categories
Desktop Page | View Mobile

Disclaimer | Privacy Policy | Contact Us

© 1997-2017 by Cumuli, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

Published by .

Generated 2017/07/24 06:39:24 in 3 secs.
Loading Something Awesome!