Star jasmine or false jasmine is a very beautiful climbing plant that blooms all summer.
In summary, what you need to know:
Last name : Trachelospermum jasminoides
Family : Apocynaceae
Type : Climbing shrub
Height : 5 m
Exposure : Sunny
Ground : Well drained
Foliage : Persistent
Flowering : June to October
If you're looking for advice on jasmine that blooms yellow in winter, here it is:winter jasmine
Planting, caring for or pruning star jasmine are all things that will improve flowering. (Photo © hcast)
Planting star jasmine
The planting of star jasmine takes place indifferently, in autumn or in spring.
- Outside of these 2 periods, avoid at all costs periods of frost or extreme heat.
Enjoy its sweet scent of jasmine for theinstall near a living space or a window and thus take advantage of all its attractions.
- Follow our advice planting shrubs.
The cuttings star jasmine is quite easy, it is done in spring.
- Find our cutting tips
Growth of star jasmine:
Once properly installed, Trachelospermum jasminoides grows quickly and should quickly cover your arbors, pergolas or walls for a very decorative effect.
Pruning, caring for star jasmine
Relatively easy, star jasmine maintenance can even be reduced to a minimum when the plant is well established.
Care of Star Jasmine:
Star jasmine is a plant that requires little care, especially when properly installed.
During the first 2 years after planting, water well in case of drought.
Adding fertilizer to flowering plants in spring will help your star jasmine to bloom.
Size of Star Jasmine:
- No pruning is necessary but an annual refreshment at the end of winter will promote flowering.
- If you want to balance or reduce the branches, do so at the end of winter at all early spring.
Good to know about star jasmine
Trachelospermum jasminoides or star jasmine, native to Asia and sometimes called Indian jasmine or false jasmine, takes its name from jasmine scent that it gives off during flowering.
It offers a very beautiful flowering and a evergreen foliage throughout the year.
This very beautiful climbing shrub is of cultivation andeasy maintenance.
It can advantageously cover a wall, but can also be used as a ground cover or pot.
Notice that if you grow in pot it will keep a small size.
In the beginning, hang your star jasmine on a stand because it does not hang on by itself and then let it roll up on its own.
Smart tip about star jasmine
If you want him to climb, help him early as he will have a hard time hanging on on his own.
To read also:
- Scented climbing plants
- The different names of jasmine
- Common or officinal jasmine
- False jasmine, solanum