How to grow jasmine at home or in the garden?

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In some countries he is an integral part of gardens and households, in others his positives appear gradually, or his fame returns to him after years of silence. It is no coincidence that jasmine belongs to a group of plants that can perform several functions at once.

Jasmine is popular in our region especially for its ornamental appearance. Garden owners use it as an attractive and aromatic alternative to other ornamental shrubs. Thanks to its aroma, jasmine is gaining even more attention, as it is used mainly in the production of perfumes. Add to this the healing effects and once again you are dealing with an interesting plant that deserves a chance in any exterior, but also interior.

What has jasmine been used in the past?

  • Jasmine cultivation is already mentioned in ancient writings and books.
  • Its origin is not exact, it allegedly comes from around the Persian Gulf.
  • Ancient nations used it because of the rare jasmine oil.
  • The Chinese even considered it a very powerful and effective aphrodisiac.
  • In addition to being used for oil production, it was also grown for its ornamental function.

What are the characteristics of jasmine?

  • It is a climbing creeper capable of replacing ornamental shrubs.
  • It is characterized by rapid growth and can grow up to 2 to 3 m.
  • It has large-leaved flowers with white or yellow color.
  • In countries with warmer environments, it is green all year round.
  • In colder environments, it tends to fall in autumn or winter.

Where can you plant and grow jasmine everywhere?

Growing jasmine in the garden

Jasmine as a subtropical plant requires enough heat. He will only thrive in the garden in the spring and during the summer season. With the arrival of colder autumn days, you must move jasmine into the interior and let it winter in it.

Jasmine cultivation in the interior

Jasmine can also be grown directly indoors, not only as part of the winterization process. Some types of jasmine are bred just for growing inside apartments or houses. These are lower species with an emphasis on ornamental function.

What are the optimal conditions for growing jasmine?

Location

Whether you grow jasmine indoors or vice versa outside in the garden, the demands on a suitable location are similar. In addition to the above heat, it suffers from enough daylight, but beware of direct sunlight, which could damage its leaves. The ideal location for growing jasmine is shade.

Soil

When planting jasmine, you should prefer more acidic soil, but it should not be exaggerated with its acidity. If you choose a substrate with a pH content of 5 to 6, you will give jasmine ideal conditions.

Topping

Although it is a subtropical thermophilic plant, watering must be slightly more frequent and abundant than other subtropical plants. Watering is always recommended after the previously watered soil has dried.

Fertilization

Fertilization should also be frequent and abundant, but only if the highest quality organic fertilizers are used. With regular fertilization, you will ensure that jasmine will not lack any nutrients needed for its flowering and the formation of medicinal substances.

What are the healing effects of jasmine?

  • The scent of jasmine oil has calming effects, acts against stress and anxiety.
  • Jasmine lemonade can contribute to skin regeneration and rejuvenation.
  • Jasmine tea is recommended to drink in case of indigestion and reduction diets.
  • Decoction of jasmine flowers can accelerate the healing of wounds or skin burns.

Interesting at the end…

Although they admire jasmine almost all over the world, he receives the greatest honors in Tunisia. There they even elevated it to the level of a national flower. In addition, jasmine is part of a long tradition. Within it, single men wear a jasmine flower behind their ear, which is supposed to symbolize that they are looking for a bride.

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