2 years to reach maturity
This plant has a strong fragrance
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Chinese Star Jasmine Overview
Trachelospermum is a genus of around 11 evergreen self-twining woody vines native to Southeast Asia. They have jasmine-like, white flowers and are highly scented making them popular garden plants. Several have good Autumn colour with their glossy green or variegated leaves turning bronze or reddish-purple in the colder months. They can tolerate sun or partial shade but must be grown in well-drained soils with shelter from cold winds.
Common problems with Chinese Star Jasmine
Generally problem free, when grown inside they are more susceptible to pests such as red spider mite, whitefly, scale insects and mealybugs. When grown in heavy, damp soil they are more prone to Phytophthora root rots.
How to propagate Chinese Star Jasmine
Best done in spring.
Semi-ripe cuttings may be taken in summer and autumn. To enhance chances of success, add bottom heat to encourage rooting, temperature 15-20 degrees Celsius.
Special features of Chinese Star Jasmine
Attracts useful insects
Other uses of Chinese Star Jasmine
Attractive foliage and flowers with fragrance. Flowers most seasons. Climbing.