About Lagerstroemia Speciosa
Giant Crape Myrtle is a flowering deciduous tree with large bright pink to light purple flowers.
Also known as
Giant Crepe Myrtle, Giant Crepe Myrtle, giant crepe-myrtle, Queen's crepe-myrtle, banabá plant and pride of India
How to care for Lagerstroemia Speciosa
Lagerstroemia Speciosa needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.
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Lagerstroemia Speciosa love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.
Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.
Lagerstroemia Speciosa does not tolerate low-light 🚫.
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Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.
By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.
To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your Lagerstroemia Speciosa after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.