Crepe myrtle

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Last year, I propagated several crepe myrtles from the cuttings.
Now it is time to put them in the ground.
My question is how do I prune it, so it can start to have more trunks from the root?
 
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Don't do anything except be patient. They will start to send up shoots from the roots as the little tree grows a little more. The problem you will have is determining which shoots to keep.
 
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They grow from the bark so once they come up, a flush cut to the ground would produce a stump that grew back around its perimeter for example. It would be more of a bush. You have seen the crepe murder prunings that grow back from the cuts. It is not my favorite form. There are different sizes available if that height is the problem.
 

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