Why do we not see more Crepe myrtles growing in Southern California?

The tree seems much more prevalent in Northern California in places such as Sacramento. Is our weather too humid and not hot enough?

  • James A
    James A Roswell, GA
    The Common Crape myrtle from China and Korea, was introduced circa 1790 to Charleston, South Carolina, in the United States by the French botanist Andre Michaux. This would explain why there are so many in the South. But as for San Diego might be the