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San Diego, CA
MAJESTIC BEAUTY INDIAN HAWTHORN
Utility friendly tree.
Majestic Beauty Indian Hawthorn is an attractive small evergreen standard or multi-trunk tree-like shrub. Being taller than a Rhaphiolepis, but smaller than an Eriobotrya, it is an excellent choice for small courtyards and tight frontages or interior spaces. It is similar in appearance to Eriobotrya 'Coppertone', a hybrid between Eriobotrya and Photinia. The soil must never be kept too wet. It is easily maintained below 25' in height. Rhaphiolepis 'Montic' is a Monrovia plant marketed using Monrovia's trademark "Majestic Beauty" name.Has fragrant flower.
List all Rosaceae | Rhaphiolepis
- Rhaphiolepis × 'Montic' - Rosaceae
- Synonyms: Rhaphiolepis 'Majestic Beauty'
- Habit: Compact and Erect or Spreading
Has Evergreen foliage.
- Shape: Rounded or Vase
- Sunset Zones: 8 - 10 and 12 - 24
- Exposure: Full Sun to Partial Shade
- Water Needs: Moist Soil
- Soil Type: Clay, Loam or Sand
- Soil pH: Slightly Acidic to Highly Alkaline
- Seaside Tolerance: Good in Mild Zone
- Height: 20 feet
- Growth Rate: 24 Inches per Season
- Landscape Use: Screen, Hedged
- Longevity: Less than 50 years
- Leaves: Obovate to Ovate Glossy Dark Green. No Change in Fall. Evergreen.
- Flowers: Showy, Fragrant, Pink. Flowers in Fall, Winter or Spring. Has perfect flowers (male and female parts in each flower).
- Fruit: Mostly Blue Berry, Small (0.25 - 0.50 inches), fruiting in Spring or Summer. Wildlife use it.
- Bark: Dark Brown, Fissured
- Pest & Disease: Susceptible to Aphids, Fire Bligh, Root Rot and Verticillium
- Shading Capacity: Rated as Dense in Leaf
- Branch Strength: Rated as Medium
- Litter Issue: Dry Fruit
- Root Damage Potential: Rated as Low
- Health Hazard: None Known
- Biogenic Emissions: Low
- Fire Resistance: Conflicting
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SelecTree. "Rhaphiolepis Tree Record." 1995-2015. May 25, 2015.
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