Flowering jasmine

Jasmine flowering period

Jasmine is a climbing plant that is part of the oleaceae, a family that includes over three hundred different types of shrubs. Native to the East and South America, jasmine has thin stems that can become climbers or can fall back towards the ground: the leaves are composed of smaller, oval-shaped, bright green leaves. Jasmine blooms in spring, when a large number of star-shaped white flowers with a very intense and pleasant scent bloom among the leaves. Some species have light pink or creamy yellow flowers. The most common varieties are: jasmine polyanthum, which has clustered flowers that bloom in winter; the nudiflorum, which always blooms in the cold season but its yellow flowers do not smell; and finally the

Flowering jasmine cures

To ensure that our jasmine grows strong and luxuriant and prepares to produce other flowers for the following year, at the end of each flowering it is advisable to prune the stems that carried the flowers, an operation necessary not only to reinvigorate the plant, but also to give it a harmonious shape. To obtain a good flowering, you must also be careful about the place of planting: jasmine needs to stay in sunny areas, as long as they are sheltered from cold currents, even if this species tolerates low temperatures quite well. In areas where winters are particularly severe, however, it is advisable to grow jasmine in well-sheltered places, or the plant may dry out in frosts. At the base of the plant, a compound of dry leaves can be affixed to prevent the soil from freezing.

jasmine plant adorns the entrance to a house” width=”745″ height=”559″ longdesc=”/giardino/rampicanti/gelsomino-fioritura.asp”>When a jasmine specimen is planted it is necessary to provide it with an abundant quantity of water until the plant has taken root well. Subsequently, the irrigations may be less abundant and you should not worry if the plant remains without water for a while, because it tolerates drought well. In winter, rainwater is sufficient, while in summer it is better to water regularly. To ensure that the flowering of our jasmine is abundant, it is very important to provide the plant with the ideal soil: although it is not a species that requires a particular type of soil, it is always better to choose a soft, fresh, well-drained and above all rich soil. of organic matter. Fertilization is not essential but, if you want,

Jasmine flowering and cultivation

Generally, jasmine is a plant grown as a climber: to obtain this result, it must be planted next to something on which it can climb, such as a low wall, a wall, a gazebo, a pergola or a canopy. In this way, if the jasmine is left room to expand and if its foliage is well cared for, at the moment of flowering it will be possible to obtain real flowering roofs which, if well arranged, can also create a pleasant shaded area in the our garden. If, on the other hand, you do not want a climbing jasmine, you must keep in mind that the branches will fall downwards, especially during flowering, when they are full of flowers: it is always advisable, therefore, to provide the plant with a vertical support around which to tangle in order to that the base still has a vertical trend,

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