Showy Jasmine Care: How To Grow Showy Jasmine Plants
The Showy Jasmine Plant (Jasminum grandiflora) is one of the most popular flowering plants in the world. It grows from tropical regions like India, Sri Lanka, Indonesia and Malaysia to temperate climates such as Canada, Europe and North America. Its popularity is due to its beautiful flowers which are easy to grow in containers.
It is a perennial plant with a long life span. However, it requires proper growing conditions to thrive. The Showy Jasmine Plant prefers well drained soil with good drainage and pH level.
It needs regular watering during the day and night time. A bright light source such as artificial or natural sunlight is essential for growth of this plant. It is not recommended to grow this plant indoors because it does not tolerate high temperatures.
How To Grow Showy Jasmine Plants Indoors?
In order to successfully grow showy jasmine plants indoors, there are certain requirements that must be met. First of all, the space available for growing this plant should be at least 10 square feet per plant. If possible, use a sunny window so that the sun’s rays reach the soil and water your plants regularly. Also, ensure that the temperature does not fall below 55 degrees F. (12.8 degrees C). If you do not have a sunny window, you can use grow lights instead.
How To Care For Jasmine Plants In Winter?
The best way to care for jasmine plants in winter is to bring them inside and keep them in a cool room with a temperature around 55 degrees F. (12.8 degrees C). Water them regularly during this period. They will be able to survive in these conditions for about 3 months. After this period, the plants can be replanted outside during the spring or they may be grown indoors until the next spring.
Jasmine Plant Care: Indoor
The Jasmine plant is a common and attractive flowering plant that is often used in flower arrangements because of its sweet smell. It is usually called “Jasmine”, “Jasminum”, or “Jasmin” in the English language. There are other Jasmine species as well, which come from different parts of the world.
However, the Jasminum Sambac is by far the most popular and is cultivated extensively in many places.
This plant needs a sunny to partially shaded position and should be kept away from cold and drying winds. It can be grown indoors and requires regular watering. The soil for this plant should be loose, humus-rich and well-drained.
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