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Spanish jasmine profile

Written by Maggie

Jan 09 2021

Spanish jasmine profile

The Spanish Jasmine is white all over. When in full bloom, the flowers are densely covered with branches, and have a light aroma, which makes you refreshed and energetic. The flowers are fragrant and beautiful and are often cultivated for ornamental use.

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Spanish Jasmine

Spanish Jasmine growth Habits

Spanish Jasmine is warm and sunny, requiring moist air, fertile soil, good drainage, fear of cold, fear of drought, and intolerance to wet and waterlogging.

Spanish Jasmine distribution range

Spanish jasmine is found in Yunnan, Sichuan, Tibet and the Himalayas.Vietnam, Myanmar, Sri Lanka and India are also found.

Spanish Jasmine morphological characteristics

Spanish Jasmine is a climbing shrub, 1-4 m high. Branchlets are cylindrical, angulate or furrowed. Leaves are opposite, pinnately lobed or 5-9 leaflets, 3 -- 8 cm long and 3 -- 6 cm wide; The leaf axis is often narrow-winged, petiole 0.5-4 cm long; Leaflets are ovate or oblate, terminal leaflets often narrow rhomboid, 0.7-3.8 cm long, 0.5-1.5 cm wide, apex acute, acuminate, obtuse or rounded, sometimes mucronate, base cuneate, obtuse or rounded.

Cymes are terminal or axillary, with 2-9 flowers; Pedicels are 0-3 cm long; Bracts are linear, 2-3 mm long; Pedicels are 0.5-2.5 cm long, peduncles of middle flowers noticeably shorter than those of surrounding flowers; Flowers are fragrant, calyx glabrous, lobes cone-linear, 5-10 mm long; The corolla is white, saucer-shaped, corolla tubes 1.3 -- 2.5 cm long, lobes mostly 5, oblong, 1.3 -- 2.2 cm long, 0.8 -- 1.4 cm wide. Fruit can not be seen. Flowering period is from August to October.

Spanish Jasmine growing management

Spanish Jasmine cultivation can be divided into two kinds: garden planting, and balcony potting. Courtyard planting only needs to dig a pond at the foot of the wall after transplanting plug more than 2m long wire 3-5 for its climb; It can also be built to form a cool rattan cultivation. When growing it in the balcony pot,  select a larger pot, with ripe fertilizer soil planting, planted in the pot after two 2m long small white bamboo, purple Bamboo and so on for its climb. But the pot planting soil should be replaced. To replace the pot soil, you can take the loam in a portable plastic bag, add 1/3 chicken dung, sheep dung and other farm manure, mix them, water them until the water does not drop, then tie the plastic bag and put it in the sun for 20-30 days to ferment and rot. After prying out most of the old soil in the flowerpot, you can change into the leavened fertilizer soil.

Spanish Jasmine

Prevention and control of diseases and pests of Spanish Jasmine

Spanish jasmine grows fast and has no diseases and insect pests. In cultivation, it should be noted that excessive nutrients will lead to overgrowth, dark green leaves and less flowering, and excessive watering will shorten the flowering period and weaken the fragrance of flowers. In frost-affected areas above 1900m altitude, only some leaves are frozen dead, but there is no more harm. 

Spanish Jasmine main value

Ornamental value

The Spanish Jasmine is white as snow. When in full bloom, the flowers are densely covered with branches, and have a light aroma, which makes you refreshed and energetic.

The flowers are fragrant and beautiful and are often cultivated for ornamental use.

Medicinal value

Spanish Jasmine is better to be golden and fragrant. Spanish Jasmine tastes and functions sweet, flat. It soothes the liver and relieves depression. It is used for qi pain of liver stagnation, dysentery and abdominal pain. The usual dosage is 3 ~ 10 grams. Function: to the liver meridian. It soothes the liver and relieves depression.

Spanish jasmine Flower language

White Spanish Jasmine: Affable.

Yellow Spanish Jasmine: Graceful, elegant.

Spanish Jasmine