Date Photo Taken: September 1, 2010
Location: Woodstock, GA
Posted By: ugadaw9
I was asked to post some pictures of the bark and a closer shot of the leaves. Below is the text for the original post:
I received this tree as a 3 ft sapling from a neighbor. The neighbor said it was a Crepe Myrtle and as a sapling, it did look like a Crepe Myrtle. This is the 3rd year it has been planted in my yard and it is looking less and less like a Crepe Myrtle.
This tree has grown very fast, but it has never produced any flowers to help aid me in identifying it. I took a branch with some leaves to a local nursery and I am skeptical of what they said it was.
Please help me identify this tree so I can relocate it to a place better suited for it in my yard.