Common Indian Hawthorn Diseases
Fragrant, showy spring flowers, blue-black berries and dense, glossy evergreen foliage rank thorn-free Indian hawthorns (Rhaphiolepis indica) among the most desirable warm-climate shrubs. Suitable for USDA plant hardiness zones 8 through 11, they're especially appealing as low-maintenance hedges. If Indian hawthorns have a drawback, it’s vulnerability to diseases. We look at them and their prevention or management.