There are many species of Jasmine. Three of them are Jasminum Officinale, Jasminum Mesnyi and Jasminum Polyanthum. Jasminum Officinale is a climber with clusters of white perfumed, long-tubed flowers.
Keep compost always moist, in Winter water only when compost surface is dried out.
Feed every 14 days in Spring and Summer.
Re-pot in early Spring, after pruning. When they reach 10 inches pot size, top-dress annual with fresh potting mixture.
Propagate in early Autumn from tip cuttings taken just below a node or heel cuttings taken from side shoots with a small section of main stem attached. Use a mixture of peat moss and sand. After enclose it in a plastic bag. Use bottom heat.
Jasminum needs bright light. Spray daily if atmosphere is dry avoiding the opened flowers. . They grow rapidly and need severe pruning, cut back the stems as far as required. Plants in 8 inch pot should be kept to about 3 feet in height.
To use bottom heat, place plant on top of refrigerator.
The long stems need some kind of support. Train them round a wire hoop or on trellis.
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