A very popular cultivar with excellent white flowers and highly attractive exfoliating bark. The extremities of the branches become pendulous giving a slightly weeping effect which is made more dramatic with the production of large white inflorescences. Lagerstroemia ‘Natchez’ is an adaptable tree suitable for a wide range of situations.
Height x Width
6m x 6m
Vase-shaped to rounded-spreading. Multi-stemmed with a flattish canopy. Eventually becomes a large tree.
Glossy mid-green leaves changing to reddish-bronze in autumn.
White flowers in large terminal panicles from mid-summer through to early autumn.
Adaptable to a range of conditions, heat and some dryness but requires adequate moisture during establishment. Bred for resistance to powdery mildew.
A custom designed soil mix is essential to ensure your tree thrives. a basic mix in sandy soils would be a mature compost, clay, manure, soft rock phosphate. the bigger the hole the better. annual inoculation of the tree is important along with a custom blend of complex carbohydrates microbe food & organic liquid fertiliser monthly to unsure your tree has a very healthy immune system. we recommend composting with Humicarb biannually and immediately followed by mulching with organic lucerne hay as a mulch biannually. this will assist in attract as many worms as possible.
100L, 200L & 300L Bags
Please Note: All country towns located further than 70km+ from Jandakot, 6164 should contact Screening Trees WA to see whether we can deliver to your area – increased delivery rates apply.