Belle Of India, Grand Duke Of Tuscany, Biblical Jasmine, Arabiese Jasmyn (Afr.)
Arabian Jasmine is a highly fragrant, evergreen vine or shrub species from the Oleaceae family. It produces lovely rose-like flowers, they open only at night and bloom in clusters throughout the year. This plant has numerous medicinal and herbal uses, including as a tea. Arabian Jasmine can be trained to grow along a trellis or grown in a container, making it an attractive hedge screen.
Summer, Autumn, Winter, Spring
Harvest flower buds during the early morning in spring and summer, when they are closed, in order to reduce damage. Pick individually or in small bunches.
Sow seeds in Spring, 20 cm apart for smaller varieties and 40 cm apart for larger seedlings. Plant seedlings indoors in early spring or sow seeds on the surface after the last frost of spring.
Take semi-ripe cuttings in summer and keep them under intermittent mist for a couple of weeks.
Arabian Jasmine is a medium feeder and requires a moderate amount of nutrients.
This variety makes a great pot plant, provided it has a trellis or something to grow along.
This plant can be trained along a trellis to form an attractive, blooming hedge screen.
Eastern Himalayas, Bhutan, India and Pakistan.
Full Sun, Partial Shade, Partial Sun
Soil PH preference
As a ceremonial plant, the garlands, called 'sampaguita', are used for numerous special events. It has numerous medicinal and herbal uses as a tea.
Jasmine can be affected by mites, nematodes and blight. Treat jasmine plant diseases with fungicides or baking powder and water spray. Avoid overhead watering and allow plenty of circulation around the plant to help reduce the chances of fungal issues.