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Rhaphiolepis indica

Common Name(s):
Indian hawthorn
Category:
Shrubs
Comment:

Not as hardy as R. umbellata; prone to leaf and black spots. This plant is frequently damaged by deer and is moderately salt tolerant.

Height:
3-5 ft.
Foliage:
Alternate, simple glossy dark green leaves; 2 to 3 in. long; clustered at end of stem; new growth is bronzy
Flower:
White to pale pink flowers in spring; mild fragrance
Zones:
8 to 9
Habit:
Evergreen
Site:
Sun to partial shade; prefers moist, well-drained soil
Texture:
Medium
Form:
Dense, rounded mound
Width:
3-6 ft.
Tags:
salt tolerant, evergreen

NCCES plant id: 1738

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