By Kgminer from Port Richey, FL
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By susan 05/03/2009
Our house was built in 1902. A crape myrtle that was planted when the home was built was growing about 5 feet from the house. At the time we moved in, no one could figure out what it was because no one had seen one this big. The trunk was at least 2 ft. in diameter. It took a truck to pull it out. No foundation damage was caused by the tree.
By Janet 05/01/2009
I had a large, older crepe myrtle planted about 10 feet from the house & never had any problems with the roots.
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