Indian Hawthorn Rhaphiolepis indica 20 Seeds
Indian Hawthorn Rhaphiolepis indica 20 Seeds
Indian Hawthorn Rhaphiolepis indica 20 Seeds
Indian Hawthorn Rhaphiolepis indica 20 Seeds
Indian Hawthorn Rhaphiolepis indica 20 Seeds
Indian Hawthorn Rhaphiolepis indica 20 Seeds
Indian Hawthorn Rhaphiolepis indica 20 Seeds
Indian Hawthorn Rhaphiolepis indica 20 Seeds
Indian Hawthorn Rhaphiolepis indica 20 Seeds
Indian Hawthorn Rhaphiolepis indica 20 Seeds
Indian Hawthorn Rhaphiolepis indica 20 Seeds

Indian Hawthorn Rhaphiolepis indica 20 Seeds

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Rhaphiolepis indica, commonly known as India hawthorn, is a dense, broad-leaved evergreen shrub that typically grows to 4-6ā€™ tall and as wide. It is native to slopes, wooded areas along streams and roadsides in southern China. It features serrate, oblong-lanceolate leaves (to 2-3" long). New leaves emerge with bronze tints but mature to deep green. Fragrant, white to light pink flowers (1/2" wide) bloom in spring in loose panicles to 2-3" tall. Flowers are followed by blue-black berries. Winter hardy to USDA Zones 8-10 where this shrub is easily grown in moist, well-drained soils in full sun. Best flowering and best resistance to leaf spot disease occur in locations with full sun. Tolerates light shade. Established plants tolerate some drought, but prefer regular moisture. It is grown as a hedge, in foundations and in shrub borders.

Growing Instructions for the Indian Hawthorn

1. Put a mixture of potting soil and sand or perlite into a pot with drainage holes in the base. The soil should be moist and well-drained. 2. Sow the seeds on the soil. 3. Cover the seeds with a thin layer of soil. 4. Water the seeds. Keep the soil moist but not wet. 5. When the plants are a few inches tall, they can be transplanted.