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Rhaphiolepis indica Maximus

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Wantirna
B5, Indoor
Size: 17cm
Available: 98
$/Unit (EX GST): $10.50 ex GST
$/Unit (INC GST): $11.55 inc GST
Botanical Name: Common Names:
Rhaphiolepis indica Maximus Indian Hawthorn, Raphiolepis,

Native: Foliage Type:
No Evergreen

Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Hedging / Screening, Shrubs Dense, Rounded, Shrub Like

Description:
Maximus is a tough, evergreen shrub with a compact and upright habit. Dense shiny dark leathery green leaves and white flowers in winter and spring. It's compact, rounded habit is perfect for low maintenance gardens. Grows in full sun to part shade but produces more flowers when planted in full sun. Ideal for low to medium, formal or informal hedge. Can be clipped to desired size. Heat and frost tolerant. Resistant to salt spray, ideal for coaster gardens and around pools. Grows approx 1.5m H x 1m W.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
1-2m 1-2m

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun, Semi Shade Any, Clay, Loam, Sandy, Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Borders / Shrubbery, Coastal Garden, Courtyard, Cut Flower, Feature, Foliage Feature / Colour, Formal Garden, Fragrant Garden, Hedging / Screening, Low Water Garden, Mass Planting, Shady Garden, Container / Pot, Under Trees

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free

Cultural Notes: Rhaphiolepis are tough low maintenance plants and usually trouble free. They do not like to be too wet or to dry out so a good free draining soil is required that is mulched well. Water to establish then during dry periods. Apply annual fertiliser in spring. Prune to desired shape after flowering

Plant Care
Annual slow release fertiliser, Keep moist during dry periods, Mulch well

Family Name: Origin:
Rosaceae Asia

Characteristics
Foliage Colour: Green
Flower Colour: White
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Spring
Fruit: Insignificant

Requirements Tolerances
Growth Rate: Moderate
Maintenance Level: Low
Water Usage: Medium / Moderate
Drought: Medium / Moderate
Frost: High
Wind: High
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