there are many in Southeast Asia, India and other tropical regions. Lagerstroemia trunk straight and quite smooth. Green leaves, fall season. Purple flowers or plants Lagerstroemia purple, grow in clusters of 20 to 40 cm long, usually found in mid-summer. Each flower has six wings, each wing about 2 to 3.5 cm long. Fresh fruit at Lagerstroemia green light purple phase, soft. Old fruit with a diameter of 1.5 to 2 cm, dry on the plant.
Lagerstroemia tree for shade and beautiful flowers should be planted as landscape plants. It also has purple flowers out of colored bold flowers, pale white, pink, red, purple, … and late autumn deciduous varieties also yellow, red leaf maple tree cold countries. Several dwarf varieties, bushes, are also used as ornamental plants, filled with potted flowers blooming season. Lagerstroemia tree is 20m high big trees, the branches high, straight, thick canopy, leaf shape oval or long spear, pyramidal clusters of flowers at the tops of the stems, erect, spherical flower buds, big flowers 6 wing, with short nails, teeth pink purple ring. Lagerstroemia grow healthy trees, straight stem, canopy, crop mainly by seed, nursery sowing as other plants.
Lagerstroemia woodland topsoil must be porous, well-drained, if the soil has a low pH, add lime needed. Before planting, dig holes carried out at least 1 month before, the size and amount of fertilizer pit lining depends on soil nutrient rich or poor, usually 50 x 50 x 50 cm and mix the topsoil with compost, NPK, basal fertilizer, phosphate fertilizer, lime …… Then put the mixture into a pit of land distribution. Work on the need to do before planting at least 1/2 months.
Trees are planted in early Lagerstroemia rainy season (May 5, 6) and is planted before September miles annually. Appropriate density from 500 to 834 trees / ha. 3 meters between plants, rows 4 meters, or 4 meters between plants, rows of 5 meters.
Lagerstroemia tree after planting to weeding, hoeing soil moisture combined mulching the plants 4-5 times / year. In the first 3 years when no double canopy trees need shade trees planted between the rows to protect the soil, to increase organic matter and reduce the weed …
The amount of fertilizer in the first 3 years as follows: 5-10 kg manure, NPK 150g / root / year. The years after ascending to the amount of manure, fertilizer should be made at the grass and earth in the beginning, middle and end of the rainy season.