Lagerstroemia indica Red

Red Crape Myrtle

Estimated fully grown height 3-7m

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This interesting specimen tree originates form China, Korea, Japan and the Indian continent and is a welcome addition to the UK.

Its dark, glossy green leaves almost gives it an appearance of an evergreen. As autumn approaches these take on a flame red/orange colour. Lagerstroemia also have a stunning bark, mottled with grey and pink, this routinely sheds to reveal further colour.

The flowers appear at the end of a hot summer and are bright red for this cultivar, with the characteristic crimpled petals of the species.

Although Crape Myrtles are not considered to be fully hardy in some colder areas of the UK, we have seen some impressive floral dispalys at our nursery in Cambridgeshire and they seem to be faring the cold winters too. With this in mind this tree is more suited to the south of the country in a shelterd, south facing position.

Mature height: 3-7m

Tree Specification

Tree Location
Mature Height
Blossom Colour
Foliage Colour
Looks good in
Fruit & Nut
Soil Type
Well drained, Will tolerate most soil types,
Autumn Colour
Autumn colour,
Good for waterlogged soil
Pleached Tree
Information flags
Good for bees,

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Delivery Guide

Barcham Trees are delivered using a local team of hauliers whom are well versed in transporting trees across the length and breadth of the UK. Our standard delivery is based upon sharing a delivery slot on one of our lorries and is calculated on a county by county basis.

Get a quote for delivery for your county here.

Free delivery is granted on the following order levels:
England, orders over £2,750
Wales, orders over £3,750
Scotland, orders over £4,750

Once you have completed your order online we will phone you to schedule in your delivery. On many occasions we are able to link in your order quickly but please allow up to 15 working days from the time of order to delivery as the worst case scenario.

Please note that all of our deliveries are made on Heavy Goods Vehicles, with our smallest available lorry generally being a 10 tonne vehicle. Deliveries are made to kerbside, or nearest reasonable access point and the lorry drivers are unable to move the trees once they are onsite.

For those of you ordering Instant trees, have special requirements or access limitations, please remember that throughout this process we are only a phone call away! Our experienced team of arborists are on hand to offer advice and can be contacted Monday to Friday between 9am - 5:30pm on 01353 720 950.

For further details of our delivery service and conditions, please visit our Delivery Service Advice page.