Wild Crepe Myrtle
Also known as
acerola, nancerol, acerola, nancerol, acerola, nancerol, acerola cherry, Barbados cherry, West Indian cherry, wild crepe myrtle and barabdos cherry
How to care for Wild Crepe Myrtle
Wild Crepe Myrtle needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Phoenix, Arizona.
Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.
December 1st, 2021
Sunlight intensity as measured by “net radiation” in Phoenix is currently low 📉.
The availability of high quality sunlight in your home impacts ability for plants to thrive and is key in determini…
November 30th, 2021
Phoenix is trending towards lower sunlight intensity!
The amount of sunlight in Phoenix is expected to decrease by 22.3% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 10.2 megajoules of energy per m2 per…
December 1st, 2021
This month, Phoenix is getting an average of 10.7 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.
Hours of daylight will decrease by 8.1% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 9.8 total hours of dayl…
Wild Crepe Myrtle love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.
Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.
Wild Crepe Myrtle does not tolerate low light 🚫.
Phoenix, Arizona currently has medium levels of sunlight intensity, you can help this plant grow by treating it to ample light ☀️.
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 Wild Crepe Myrtle after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.
November 26th, 2021
The growing potential in Phoenix is medium 👌.
It's best to repot plants during their active growing periods when they have the energy to re-establish their roots! This is a great time to repot any…