09:58AM, 30 Oct 2009
07:18PM, 30 Oct 2009
I have been given a Crepe Myrtle. Where I thought I would plant it will be positioned over a storm water drain from a down pipe that goes through the garden to the street.
Crepe Myrtle is a large tree growing as tall as 6-8 metres high. There is no way of knowing how deep that storm water drain is and what it is made out of. Crepe Myrtle trees may not be invasive, but they will still have a rather extensive root system. It might be best to find a spot in your garden where there are no drains in the way.
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