Jasminum

Jasminum

Life form Herbaceous, liana
Family Oleaceae
Origin China
Ease of cultivation The plant requires special growing conditions.
The size Up to 2 m in the pot in length, but most often grow a plant wrapped around a support.
Growth rate Cuttings reach the size of an adult flowering plant 10 months after planting.
Lifespan Perennial
Temperature In the summer: 59-69,8 ° F; in winter it is desirable to 55,4 ° F, because with flowers content may no longer be disclosed.
Humidity It is advisable regular spraying of water without hitting the flowers, well put the pot in a pan with a wet expanded clay.
Lighting Bright light is required make shade from the hot midday rays. Suitable south-east or south-west window.
The soil For a mixture of own preparation, you should take: 2 turfy ground, 1 part of leaf land, 1 part humus, 1 part sand. Always use a pot with a hole.
Watering In winter, during the flowering plants watered 2 times a week, the substrate should dry out a bit between waterings. In summer, during growth, watered every day or every 2 days, the soil must remain moist.
Fertilizer During the growing season 1-2 times a month with liquid fertilizer.
Reproduction It is possible to propagate by apical cuttings 8-10 cm long, which have several buds, to root in a mixture of moist peat and sand at a temperature of 60,8-68 ° F. Cover the container with polyethylene or glass on top. After 3 weeks, remove the glass. It is better to plant several cuttings in one pot.
Bloom Bloom from January to March, white fragrant flowers in racemose inflorescences.
Transfer In spring, after flowering each year, it is better to bloom in tight pots, too large pots will grow leaves to the detriment of flowering.
Features of care The plant is desirable support, it can be made in the form of a flexible arch. The plant needs airing. After flowering, all long branches can be cut to 2/3.
Difficulties It is most often affected by a red spider mite, aphids. Leaves can blacken at too low a temperature. The leaves dry from insufficient watering or too bright light. Flower buds were not disclosed, if not enough light, and brown, if it’s too hot and dry.
Air cleaning
Toxicity


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