When is the best time to prune or cut back a crape myrtle shrub?

Asked September 8, 2014, 5:41 PM EDT

When is the best time to prune or cut back a crape myrtle shrub?

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Crape myrtles are best pruned when dormant in late winter or early spring. Here is a link to a publication that gives specifics on how to prune these plants: Crape Myrtle Pruning.

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