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Lagerstroemia 'Acoma' /Acoma Crape Myrtle

Lagerstroemia 'Acoma'  / Lagerstroemia 'Acoma'
One of the best of the white crape myrtles that is of medium height with a relatively broad spread
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One of the best of the white crape myrtles that is of medium height with a relatively broad spread

A beautiful lawn specimen blooming in summer

Floral panicles are of medium size

Close-up of flower

Tree in flower in early June

Tree at edge of street adjacent to parking lot

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Scientific Name: Lagerstroemia 'Acoma'
Common Name: Acoma Crape Myrtle
Plant Type: Deciduous
Hardiness Zone: 7, 8, 9 Determine Your Zone
Height: 8-10 feet
Spread: 5 - 10 feet
Bloom time: Summer
Flower color: White
Light Exposure: Sun, Part Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
Yes
Landscape Categories: Crape Myrtles
Plants for Hedges, Screening and Privacy
Comments: Outstanding hybrid as a small tree. Those with faurie genes, as is this one, have larger leaves and generally have cinnamon brown exfoliating bark. They are less prone to leaf spot, powdery mildew disease and reportedly more resistant to crape myrtle aphids.