Plant which need at least a few hours a day of solar light. To develop to their best, climber plants need grates, or they can be placed near a wall, which functions as a support.During this time of year we shouldn't worry about minimum temperatures, in fact the The Jasmine can bear temperatures a few degrees below zero.
The Jasmine grows erect, developing a short stem with a small crown, usually roundish. Jasmine Is an evergreen; during summer iIt assumes a yellowgreen colouring; the adult specimens are medium in size and reach 2 m high. These plants are shrubs.
Climber plants have a quick and vigorous development, letís enrich the soil, towards the end of the winter or in autumn, with manure or slow release fertilizer; during the spring, once a month, we can add a fertilizer for green or flowering plants, rich in nitrogen and potassium to the irrigating water .
Letís avoid watering the The Jasmine excessively, always leaving the soil dry for a few days between one watering and the other, therefore letís irrigate the substratum deeply every 2-3 weeks with 1-2 buckets of water . This plant has a climber development, at times very vigorous; therefore it is good to remember that the more developed plants need more water compared to the more limited specimens.
As the day-time temperatures rise at the beginning of the spring, it is agreeable to practice a preventive treatment, with a wide-range insecticide, which should be applied when there arenít flowerings in the garden. Before the buds become too large, it is advisable to also treat them with a wide-range fungicide, to prevent the development of fungal diseases which spread easily when there is an elevated environmental moisture.
These plants need a substratum with an excellent drainage.
The Jasmine is scented. The indications given in this article are related to a medium size plant.