Indian Hawthorn (Rhaphiolepis Indica)

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Growing Zone: 8-11

Growing Zone: 8-11 Outdoors

Plant Specifications

Plant Name Indian Hawthorn (Rhaphiolepis Indica)
Mature Height 3-4 feet
Mature Width 3-4 feet
Spacing 3-4 feet apart
Sunlight Full to Partial Sun
Temperature Tolerance 30-80°F
Watering Needs Low (Once a week)
Growth Rate 10 inches/year
Difficulty Level Easy
Grows Well Indoors Yes
Flowering Time Spring to Early Summer
Origin Native to South Asia

How to Grow

Indian Hawthorn is a hardy plant that can thrive in a variety of growing conditions. It prefers full sun to partial shade and well-draining soil. When planting, make sure to space each shrub at least 3 feet apart to allow for proper growth.

Care Tips

Once established, Indian Hawthorn requires very little maintenance. Water the plant regularly during its first year to promote healthy growth. After that, it only needs to be watered during periods of drought. Pruning can be done in the winter to maintain its shape.


Indian Hawthorn is a versatile plant that can be used in a variety of ways. It can be grown as a hedge, used to border a garden bed, or even grown in a container on a patio. Its fragrant flowers make it a popular choice for cut flower arrangements.

Planting Tips

When planting Indian Hawthorn, make sure to choose a location that will allow for its full growth potential. It prefers well-draining soil and full sun to partial shade. Proper spacing between shrubs is important to allow for proper growth.


Indian Hawthorn requires very little maintenance once established. It only needs to be watered during periods of drought and pruned in the winter to maintain its shape.

Pests and Diseases

Indian Hawthorn is generally a hardy plant that is not prone to many pests or diseases. However, it can be susceptible to scale insects and powdery mildew. Regular inspection and treatment can prevent these issues from becoming a problem.



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