Indian hawthorn grow and care – shrub‎ of the genus Rhaphiolepis also known as Rhaphiolepis indica, Indian hawthorn perennial evergreen plant, edible fruits but mostly used as ornamental hedge plant, can grow in subtropical, mediterranean or temperate climate and growing in hardiness zone 8-10.

Leaves color dark green elliptic to oval with pointed top.

Indian hawthorn flower

Flower fragrant color white, pink with five petals in flat shape, the flowers grow in clusters.

Fruit edible in color blue to black in round shape.

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Blooming Seasons
  • Spring flowers
  • Winter flowers
Edible Parts
  • Edible Fruit
Culinary uses
  • Cooked
  • Jams
Flower colors
  • Pink flower
  • White flower
  • Mediterranean Climate
  • Subtropics Climate
  • Temperate Climate
Harvest Season
  • Summer Harvest
Ornamental parts
  • Ornamental flower
  • Ornamental fruit
  • Ornamental leaves
  • Ornamental plant
Plant growing speed
  • Average growing plants
  • Fast growing plants
Plant life-form
  • Evergreen
  • Perennial plant
  • Shrub
Plant Uses
  • Drought tolerant plants
  • Edible plants
  • Hedging plants
  • Ornamental plants
Planting Season
  • Autumn Planting
  • Spring Planting
  • Summer planting
Plants sun exposure
  • Full sun Plants
  • Part shade Plants
Watering plants
  • Regularly water
  • Small amounts of water
Hardiness zone
  • Hardiness zone 10
  • Hardiness zone 8
  • Hardiness zone 9