Stop Trimming Crape Myrtles the Wrong Way

Crape "murder" is wrong!

Crape Myrtle Trimming Tricks 01:02

Learn how to keep crape myrtle looking well-groomed all year long.

Lopped off crape myrtle branches make us weep. Watch the video above to see how to properly trim this gorgeous spring tree.

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