Growth, Care & Benefits of JASMINE


Jasmine is not an ordinary flower. There are a lot of benefits to Jasmine. Jasmine is a widely used flower in many different ways. It is used in teas we drink and used in perfumes for its unique fragrance. Jasmine oils are used for skincare.

There are many types of Jasmine flowers. Commonly it is seen in white color as it also comes in pink and cream color. Arabian Jasmine, White Jasmine, Wild Jasmine, Star Jasmine, etc.

Scientific Name: Jasminum Officinale

Jasmine can be easily grown at home in a pot, hanging pot, and on the ground. They can be thought to climb by a support system. Jasmine is a low maintenance plant, it needs a high water level with a good drainage system. The soil should be well-drained but moist. Jasmine can be grown by semi-ripe cuttings or seeds. Semi-ripe cutting from a healthy mature plant is preferred as they do not require much care.

How to Grow?

  • Take semi-ripe cuttings, about 6 inches.
  • Make a hole in the soil, and place those cuttings into that hole and cover them properly with soil.
  • You need a pot with a good drainage system.
  • Soil for Jasmine can be acidic or neutral. Acidic soil is a good option.
  • Plant them in an area of full sun to partially shaded.

Care Tips

  • Jasmine requires a support system for its growth. As most of them have climb habit.
  • Summer Jasmine needs no support.
  • Use fertilizer to ensure health and development.
  • Add neem oil for pests.  

Jasmine Flower

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