Star jasmine is easy to care for as long as it is planted in a mild climate. It thrives in U.S. Department of Agriculture hardiness zones 8 through 11.Continue Reading
Star jasmine is an evergreen vine that produces fragrant white flowers in the spring and summer. It is a fast-growing vine that grows best in full sun to partial shade. It should be fertilized at the beginning of the growing season with a 10-10-10 fertilizer solution. Light pruning during the early spring helps the vines retain their shape. Any dead or yellow leaves should be removed during this time. Flowers should be removed immediately after they've finished blooming.
Although star jasmine is resistant to most plant diseases, scale insects and mealybugs can be a problem if control measures are not taken. A good spraying with insecticidal soap on a weekly basis takes care of mealybug infestations. Applications of horticultural oil gets rid of scale insects.
Star jasmine needs loose, rich soil that is well drained, but it is not necessary to fertilize them unless their leaves turn yellow in the spring. This could be a sign of a nutrient deficiency, so a fertilizer formulated for blooming plants should be used according to the directions on the package.
Star jasmine is not a true jasmine, but nonetheless, it is well-loved among gardeners who enjoy vining plants that feature flowers with enchanting aromas.Learn more about Outdoor Plants & Flowers
To take cuttings of Jasmine, trim a section of the plant just above a pair of leaves, and make a second cut halfway between that the leaf joint and the next one down. The best time to take a cutting is late in the summer.Full Answer >
Jasmine vines respond favorably to transplantation. The transplant procedure requires pruning clippers, a pointed shovel, burlap fabric, compost, mulch and water. The amount of time needed to transplant a jasmine vine depends on the distance between the old and new planting sites. The vine should be carefully pruned and the entire root ball dug up. The roots and any attached soil should be placed in a burlap bag for transport to the new location, where the vine can be planted with sufficient compost and then well watered and mulched.Full Answer >
Confederate jasmine is a vine plant characterized by its delicate, white, star-shaped flowers. It blooms in the late spring and can grow up to 20 feet tall. To care for this plant, water it regularly, add compost, support the vines, prune the flowers, and apply fertilizer. You need leaf mold, plant ties, pruning shears and fertilizer.Full Answer >
Taking care of an Arabian jasmine plant requires choosing a prime area for planting, watering regularly, binding the stems, and adding mulch and fertilizer. The fertilizer type should be 10-10-10, and pruning shears are necessary to properly maintain the plant. Support structures are needed to bind the stems.Full Answer >