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Woodmere Subdivision receives Tree of the Month Award

(Source: City of North Myrtle Beach) (Source: City of North Myrtle Beach)
(Source: City of North Myrtle Beach) (Source: City of North Myrtle Beach)

NORTH MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) - The North Myrtle Beach Tree City Board has presented its Tree of the Month Award for August to the Woodmere Subdivision for a crape myrtle tree that stands about 40 feet tall.

The tree with multiple trunks is located at the entrance to the subdivision around 918 Edge Drive, and has a spread of about 35 feet.

Crape myrtles are well-suited for North Myrtle Beach's soil and climate. Depending on the variety of crape myrtle, flowers can various and different colors.

Tree of the Month award categories include deciduous, evergreen, fruit or nut, and ornamental trees.

Anyone who would like to nominate their own or someone else’s tree for the award can call (843) 280-5572 or email nmbtreeboard@nmb.us .

In recognition of its commitment to urban and community forestry programs, North Myrtle Beach has earned a Tree City USA award from the Tree City USA program for eight consecutive years. For more information on Tree City USA, please visit www.arborday.org.

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