cut_un
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Crape Myrtles do not bloom????

I have four or five trees that I planted off a buddies flowering tree. They range is sixe, so about 4' to 6". They have been planted for 4 or 5 years now, they are healthy looking and are growning "ok". But they do not bloom. I purshased one last fall"in bloom" and to to is looking good, no sige of blooms yet this year. Any ideas of what I can or need to do will be appreciated?
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bullthistle
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Are the trees in a windy or a shady location? Maybe you should try some fertilzier in the fall. You are at least 30 days away from the bloom cycle.

cut_un
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They are planted around in the yard so they do get everything my yard gets in the fall. They get ample sun and are not subject to a lot of wind. Like I say, they do look really healthy, the end of the limb leaves are real shinny and have a deep reddish look while the others are a dark green. I've tried prunning them ,this year" while other years I've not pruned, neither has made any difference, but maybe this year will be different... Hope so anyway
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