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?
What are the characteristics of jasmine?
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?
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.
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.
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 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.