Lagerstroemia indica x L. fauriei 'Tuscarora'

Crepe Myrtle

Technical information

Height: 5-6m x Width 3-4m

Habit & Growth rate: A broad tree with stiff upright branching but a spreading habit. This tree has a moderate growth rate.

Foliage: Leaves are dark green with an orange-red tinge through Autumn. Dark Coral-Pink flowers displayed through Summer to early Autumn. Insignificant fruits.


The Lagerstroemia indica x L. fauriei 'Tuscarora' is an excellent specimen/feature tree. It's ability to tolerate a wide range of soil and climatic conditions make the species a good choice for street trees as well. Shows some resistance to powdery mildew. Rough bark that reveals a smooth underbark as the tree matures. 

Reference: Edward F. Gilman 1997 Trees for Urban and Suburban Landscapes
David More & John White 2003 Cassell’s Trees Of Britain & Northern Europe.

All plant dimensions are estimates only and ultimate size and growth rates will depend on growing conditions, particularly when used in some urban environments.