Raphiolepis indica/Indian Hawthorn

Raphiolepis indica / Raphiolepis indica
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Campact growing selection in full bloom

Indian hawthorns pruned and trained to be tree (standard) forms and used here as accent specimen

Broad mounding forms, the typical growth habit

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Clusters of late summer and autumn berries and foliage

Typical shrubs in full spring bloom in a residential landscape

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Scientific Name: Raphiolepis indica
Common Name: Indian Hawthorn
Plant Type: Evergreen
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 7, 8, 9, 10 Determine Your Zone
Height: 2- 5 feet
Spread: 3 -5 feet
Bloom time: Spring
Flower color: White, Pink
Fruit present: Summer, Fall, Winter
Fruit color: Purple, Black
Light Exposure: Sun, Part Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
Comments: Relatively easy evergreen shrub to grow. Performs best in a well drained soil in full sunlight, but will tolerate a rather wide range of growing conditions. Cercospora leaf spot can be serious where plants are growing in unfavorable conditions. Plants tolerate rather heavy pruning if they grow too large.