Also known as
Asian-Jasmine, Star jasmine
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10 years to reach maturity
This plant has a mild fragrance
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Asiatic Jasmine Overview
Trachelospermum asiaticum is also known as Asiatic Jasmine. It is an evergreen, perennial climber with dark green leaves that are leathery to touch and glossy to look at. In summer it produces clusters of fragrant, creamy flowers that measure 2cm across. This plant will grow to a height of 6m or more with a similar spread. The leaves are oval about 2.5-5cm long dark green and glossy. The fragrant flowers are borne in mid-summer to mid-autumn and are creamy-white with a buff-yellow centre that fades to yellow. Trachelospermum asiaticum has earned a Royal Horticultural Society Award of Garden Merit.
How to harvest Asiatic Jasmine
Generally not harvested.
How to propagate Asiatic Jasmine
Take semi hardwood cuttings in summer.
Layer in winter or early spring.
Special features of Asiatic Jasmine
Other uses of Asiatic Jasmine
Use in wall side borders in urban courtyards or informal cottage gardens.