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Jasmine tobacco profile

Written by Maggie

Jan 22 2021

Jasmine tobacco profile

Jasmine Tobacco, scientific name Nicotiana alata Link et Otto, is a biennial herb. Plant height is about 80-150 cm. The whole plant is densely covered with glandular hairs. Stem is erect, base-lignified, leaves alternate, lanceolate or long elliptic. Jasmine tobacco is native to South America, like warm, sunny environment and fertile loose soil, drought resistance, not cold.

Jasmine tobacco picture

Jasmine tobacco

Morphological characteristics of Jasmine tobacco

Jasmine tobacco is a perennial, 0.6-1.5 m tall, mucinous all.

Jasmine tobacco leaves are spadulate or oblong at the lower part of the stem, slightly encrusted or winged stalk at the base, ovate or ovate oblong upward, nearly sessile or auriculate at the base, lanceolate when close to the inflorescence.Stem erect, base lignified, leaves alternate, lanceolate or long elliptic.

Inflorescence for pseudo racemose, evacuation of a few flowers; Pedicels Are  5 -- 20 mm long. Jasmine tobacco calyx is cup-shaped or campanulate, 15 -- 25 mm long, lobes subulate needle, unequal; Jasmine tobacco corolla is light green, tube 5 -- 10 cm long, tube 3 -- 4 mm in diameter, throat 6 -- 8 mm in diameter, eaves 15 -- 25 mm wide, lobes ovate, mucronate, 2 longer than the other 3; The stamens are unequal in length, one of which is short. Jasmine tobacco capsule is ovoid, 12-17 mm long.

Loose raceme is terminal, flowers 30 cm long, about 5 cm in diameter, trumpet shaped, corolla round star, a small hole in the center, inside the stamen and stamen. The Flower stem gradually opens up, the color is white, light yellow, peach, purple and other colors, flowers outside purple, white inside, open at night and cloudy days, sunny noon closed. Flowering period is from April to October.

Jasmine tobacco seeds are about 0.7 mm long and grayish brown.

The distribution of Jasmine tobacco

Jasmine Tobacco is native to Argentina and Brazil in South America. It likes warm, sunny environments and fertile and loose soil. Jasmine tobacco is drought tolerant and not cold resistant.

In China's Harbin, Beijing, Nanjing and other cities have introduced cultivation of Jasmine tobacco.

Ecological habits of Jasmine tobacco

Jasmine tobacco likes warm, sunny environments and fertile and loose soil. It is drought tolerant but not cold tolerant. Jasmine tobacco likes a warm, sunny environment, not cold, more heat - resistant.

Sunshine needs to be sufficient, the lack of sunshine plants easy to grow, flowering loose and pale not beautiful. After colonization and survival, the heart was picked once, prompting more branching.In the plum rain season, it is necessary to prevent long-term humidity, and the suitable temperature for childbirth is about 10-25 degrees. 

The sandy loam rich in organic matter is the best soil for cultivation of Jasmine Tobacco. The soil should be well drained, as poorly drained roots are prone to rot. Jasmine tobacco likes fertile, deep, well drained soil.

Jasmine tobacco

Growing methods of Jasmine tobacco

Maintenance

Jasmine tobacco grows slowly in the seedling stage. It is easy to be planted in January or February and planted in POTS or gardens in early spring. The curing process of Jasmine tobacco is extensive and simple. After opening spring, apply more effective fertilizer a few times, not only grow well, also promote blossom.Because the flowering period is long, the color is bright.

The cultivation management

The sandy loam rich in organic matter is the best soil for cultivation. The soil should be well drained. The poorly drained roots are prone to rot. Sunshine needs to be sufficient, the lack of sunshine Jasmine tobacco easy to grow, flowering loose and pale not beautiful. After colonization and survival, the heart was picked once, prompting more branching. In the plum rain season, it is necessary to prevent long-term humidity, and the suitable temperature for growth is about 10 ~ 25 degrees C. The curing process is extensive and simple. After opening spring, apply more effective fertilizer a few times, not only grow well, also promote blossom. Because the flowering period of Jasmine tobacco is long, the color is bright, the ground is planted, potted is very suitable.

Disease control of Jasmine tobacco

Disease of Jasmine tobacco is more serious in the late growth period. Therefore, comprehensive prevention and treatment should be paid attention to during production. Regular application of Jasmine tobacco should be paid attention to at the same time, the occurrence of leaf rot and other diseases should be prevented after cloudy days in summer.

Functions of Jasmine tobacco

Potted role

Jasmine Tobacco 'Saratoga' is a hybrid with the earliest flowering and excellent flowering consistency in the market. It performs well under strong light and shade conditions.

Seedling net plant cluster, easy to small pot in the production management; The striking flowers appear straight on the plant, forming a great visual impact. Saratoga comes in 7 colors and 1 mixed color, suitable for potted plants, flower beds and flower borders.

Garden use of Jasmine tobacco

Jasmine Tobacco is suitable for growing in flower beds, lawns, yards, roadsides and forest edges. Jasmine tobacco can also be used as pot plants.

Jasmine tobacco flower language

Jasmine tobacco flower language: No love but you.

Jasmine tobacco