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Plant Characteristics

Bark Color*
  • Tan
  • Brown
Bark Type*
  • Exfoliating
  • Smooth
Cultural Information*
  • Root Rot - Moderate Resistance
  • Leaf Scorch - High Resistance
  • Powdery Mildew - Low Resistance
  • Leaf Spot - Moderate Resistance
Flower Color*
  • Red
Growth Rate*
  • Medium
Leaf Color Fall*
  • Red/Brilliant Red
  • Orange/Brilliant Orange
  • Dark Yellow/Gold
Leaf Color Spring*
  • Green
Leaf Color Summer*
  • Green
Leaf Type*
  • Deciduous/Herbaceous
Nature Assets*
  • Deer Resistant
  • Attracts Butterflies
  • Attracts Bees
Plant Type*
  • Shrub
Preferred Planting Season*
  • Spring Planting
  • Fall Planting
  • Summer Planting
Preferred Soil Conditions*
  • Adapts Well to Most Soil Types
  • Moist
  • Tolerates Low pH (Acidic Soils)
  • Average
  • Prefers Low pH (Acidic Soils)
  • Well-Drained
  • Drought Tolerant
Propagation Methods*
  • Cuttings or Divisions
Season of Interest*
  • Summer
  • Fall
  • Spring
  • Late Spring/Early Summer
  • Summer Flowering
  • Late Summer/Early Autumn
  • Year-Round
  • Early Spring
Sun Exposure*
  • Prefers Full Sun in Northern States
  • Prefers Full Sun in Southern States
Uses*
  • Border Plant
  • Accent Plant
  • Landscape Specimen
  • Cut Flowers
  • Mass Planting
 

Homeowner Growing & Maintenance

Lagerstroemia is easy to grow, and adapts to most conditions. Feed once a year with a slow release fertilizer. To give your plant the best start possible, we include a free fertilizer packet.

Interesting Notes

A release from the U.S. National Arboretum breeding program. For USNA info and photos click here.

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TONTO CRAPEMYRTLE

Lagerstroemia x fauriei 'Tonto'

Buy Tonto Crapemyrtle online. The best cold hardy red selection. This medium sized crapemyrtle produces an abundance of red flowers mid summer until frost with attractive fall color.

Mature Height:

10 Feet

Mature Spread:

10 Feet

Hardiness Zone:

5-10

What's My Hardiness Zone?

Family: Lythraceae · Common Name: Crapemyrtle

FREE with every plant purchased:

  • The Sooner Guarantee: For details, click here!
  • A pre-measured amount of Polyon® Best-Paks time release fertilizer that keeps your plant well nourished for one year.
  • Pre-hydrated Hydro-Gels are included in the top of each container to use when planting as they help retain soil moisture, and plants will establish more quickly with less transplant shock. Plants will also survive drought-like conditions and accidental missed waterings better.
  • Planting and Care Instruction brochure.
  • Catalogs of new and exciting plant brands, such as Garden Debut® and Proven Winners®.

DIY Irrigation SuppliesWe use and recommend www.dripdepot.com for our irrigation needs, from simple to install micro and drip systems, to commercial grade irrigation parts and supplies.

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Eco gallon Potted

SKU: 2529

(2.64 qrts / 2.51 liters)
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$35.00

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2 gallon Potted

SKU: 3316

(1.87 gallons / 7.09 liters)
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$45.00

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3 gallon Potted

SKU: 3317

(2.90 gallons / 11.0 liters)
(8 units available now - S)

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$75.00

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Root Pouch 3 gallon

SKU: 8173

(3.17 gallons / 12 liters)
(3-4 ft tall)
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$75.00

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Root Pouch 3 gallon

SKU: 11107

(3.17 gallons / 12 liters)
(12 units available now - S)

Standard Package Grown in Root Pouch®.




$75.00

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5 gallon Potted

SKU: 3318

(4.10 gallons / 15.55 liters)
(72 units available now - G)

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$95.00

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Root Pouch 5 gallon

SKU: 10329

(4.22 gallons / 16 liters)
(2 units available now - S)

Standard Package Grown in Root Pouch®.




$95.00

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7 gallon Potted

SKU: 4321

(6.08 gallons / 23.03 liters)
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$200.00

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15 gallon Potted

SKU: 7144

(12.7 gallons / 48 liters)
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$300.00

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