Evergreen jasmine (Trachelospermum jasminoides)

Evergreen jasmine

Trachelospermum is an evergreen climber that has over thirty shrub species of Asian origin: like any jasmine, it adapts to different types of climates and environments and can therefore also grow in our gardens without too many problems. With its white flowers that sprout among the dark leaves, supported by dark or reddish branches, the climbing jasmine decorates the space with essentiality and at the same time romanticity, adapting to classic environments as well as to more modern ones. The evergreen jasmine is a plant that can reach even 5 or 6 meters in height and that requires a support to grow: this offers the possibility of giving the jasmine the desired shape, making it an extremely versatile decorative element suitable for any garden or terrace.


The evergreen jasmineit grows with simplicity in our gardens: it is able to adapt to different types of soil and give life to trees or hedges with an intense scent. In any case, the evergreen jasmine prefers soils rich in organic substances and well draining, while the lighting is preferable abundant but not direct. Do not overdo it with watering, which must take place regularly and without too much abundance, making sure that the soil dries up between one and the other. The presence of stagnant water could in fact cause the plant to rot from the roots. If properly cared for, the plant will offer its candid flowers between June and July; once withered they must be removed not only to give the plant a better appearance, but also to promote its development and growth in a healthy way.

Evergreen jasmine (Trachelospermum jasminoides): Diseases and pests

Although evergreen jasmine is a notoriously hardy plant, care must be taken so that it is not a victim of fungal diseases and parasites. In particular, the main enemy of jasmine is cochineal, which is easily recognized due to the stains it causes in the colonized parts of the plant. To counter its spread it is necessary to carry out a preventive action, avoiding an environment that is too humid which could facilitate the proliferation of parasites. In case of colonization it will be necessary to intervene with specific products, for a chemical fight that can exterminate the pests without causing damage to the plant. A valid pre-sale operation, especially in the period immediately following flowering, is to eliminate dried branches and flowers that may fall on the ground,

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