Trachelospermum jasminoides or star jasmine is a beautiful, evergreen climbing plant that flowers in summer.
In summary, what you need to know:
Last name : Trachelospermum jasminoides
Family : Apocynaceae
Type : Climbing plant
Height : 4/5 m
Exposure : Sunny
Ground : Well drained
Foliage : Persistent
Flowering : June to October
Planting, caring for or pruning Trachelospermum jasminoides are all things that will improve flowering. (Photo © hcast)
Planting Trachelospermum jasminoides
Planting of Trachelospermum jasminoides takes place both at autumn that at spring.
- Outside of these 2 periods, avoid at all costs periods of frost or extreme heat.
- Follow our advice planting shrubs.
- Adding flowering shrub fertilizer to planting will improve recovery and flowering in the first year.
- Water regularly the first year after planting.
Enjoy its sweet scent of jasmine for theinstall near a living space or a window and thus take advantage of all its attractions.
Multiply your Trachelospermum jasminoides:
The cuttings of Trachelospermum jasminoides is quite easy, it is performed in spring.
This allows your plant to multiply.
- Find our cutting tips
Growth of Trachelospermum jasminoides:
Rather slow at first, Trachelospermum jasminoides needs to take root well first to accelerate its growth.
Once well established, Trachelospermum jasminoides has a rapid growth and should quickly cover your arbors, pergolas or your walls for a very decorative effect.
To speed up growth, you can add fertilizer to watering the first year.
Potted trachelospermum jasminoides
Growing Trachelospermum jasminoides in pots is quite possible and even ideal for anyone who wants to enjoy its scent on a terrace.
Planted at the foot of a trellis, Trachelospermum jasminoides will quickly become a persistent and flowering breeze.
- When planting in pots, use a soil for flowering plants
- Make sure the pot is well drilled at the bottom to facilitate drainage
- Mulch the foot of your Trachelospermum jasminoides to maintain a good level of moisture in the soil
- Bring chaff regularly because, in pots, the soil becomes impoverished much faster.
- Watering regularly, as soon as the earth is dry in this is a sign to water.
Caring for Trachelospermum jasminoides
Relatively easy, the maintenance of Trachelospermum jasminoides is reduced to a minimum when the plant is well established.
Regular care of Trachelospermum:
Trachelospermum jasminoides is a plant that requires little care, especially when properly installed.
- During the first 2 years after planting, water well in case of drought and / or hot weather.
- Adding fertilizer to flowering plants in spring will help your Trachelospermum jasminoides bloom.
- Trachelospermum jasminoides don't hang on alone at the beginning and need to be fixed to a support such as a trellis.
Size of Trachelospermum jasminoides:
- No pruning is really necessary, but an annual refreshment in early spring will promote flowering during the summer.
- Trachelospermum jasminoides can also be used as a ground cover, so it won't need pruning.
Hardiness of Trachelospermum jasminoides:
Particularly resistant to frost and cold, Trachelospermum jasminoides is resistant to negative temperatures down to -10, or even -15 ° if it is short-lived.
- It is also resistant to long periods of drought.
It is also called star jasmine or Indian jasmine but it is the same plant.
If you want to get Trachelospermum jasminoides to climb, help it at first as it will have a hard time hanging on on its own.
To read also:
- Scented climbing plants
- The different names of jasmine