Is It Ok To Cover A Small Crepe Myrtle With Large Black Trash Bags For Winter Protection

Question From: Corinth, Mississippi, United States
Q: Is it ok to cover my small Crepe Myrtle tree with large black trash bags in order to winterized it ?

A: No, Solita, black absorbs heat and will cook your Crepe on a sunny day. Also, plastic does not breath. Better to use burlap. Best And Happy Yardening, Nancy.