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How to grow and care for Arabian jasmine

Written by Maggie

Jan 12 2021

How to grow and care for Arabian jasmine

Potted Arabian Jasmine are relatively easy to grow, so many people choose to keep a pot of Arabian Jasmine at home. Today, we'll talk about the growing methods of Arabian Jasmine and some Arabian Jasmine caring tips.

Arabian Jasmine

Growing Arabian Jasmine

Basin

According to the characteristics of good permeability and moist environment required by the root system of Arabian Jasmine, the potted Arabian Jasmine should choose the plain fired mud pot, while the glazed pot and porcelain pot can only be used for short-term display and planting. There are generally three kinds of specifications for planting Arabian Jasmine: diameter 25cm, height 15cm; Diameter 30cm, height 17cm; Diameter 36cm, height 22cm. The diameter of the flowerpot is slightly smaller than that of the tree crown to maintain the soil moisture in the pot.

The culture soil is prepared with 4 loam, 4 compost, 2 sand, plus a small amount of bone meal, cake fertilizer, plant ash and so on. The requirement cultivates soil to be fertile, loose, keep water to keep fertility strong, permeability is good. Sand can be replaced by decaying waste through a 16-well sieve and disinfected with formalin. Loom3 Apply 1.5% formalin 2L evenly in soil, cover with grass or mat, and use after 48 hours.

The basin

After covering the drainage outlet with tiles or broken basin pieces, add 3cm thick coarse culture soil or coarse sand or coal cinder, and then plant with the prepared culture soil. When planting, wash the roots of the seedlings first, and cut off the taproots and excessively long lateral roots and injured roots. Cut the stem 15 ~ 20cm from the root neck, then divide 4 ~ 6 seedlings into 2 or 3 clusters and plant them in the basin.

Change the basin

Growing Arabian jasmine in pots needs to be changed from small pots to large pots when they grow from small plants and the roots spread throughout the pots. Generally, before the germination of Arabian Jasmine, the root system is pruned and then replaced with a larger basin.

Arabian Jasmine

Arabian Jasmine care

1. Temperature care

Arabian Jasmine is a plant with long sunshine and prefers hot and humid climates. The cold, can not withstand the freezing of low temperature, the temperature below 3℃ its twigs, leaves will be affected by freezing damage, in the lowest temperature 0℃ and slight frost, most of the leaves will fall off; The branches are in danger of freezing at about minus 3℃. To this end, in the winter where there is frost, to effectively do a good job of winter cold insulation and control basin soil moisture.

When the temperature drops to 5℃-10℃, Arabian Jasmine should be moved indoors and placed in a window facing the sun; When the temperature is below 0℃, the potted flowers should be moved away from the window at night to avoid the cold wind blowing through the window cracks and freezing the Arabian Jasmine. When indoor freezing occurs, the night also applies polyethylene film bags to the potted flowers, even the bottom of the set and the mouth of the bag, and then put the potted flowers in a warmer place. In order to avoid the danger of the Arabian Jasmine being suffocated, several small holes can be poked in the bag.

2. Care for Arabian Jasmine having yellow leaves

How to care for the yellow leaves of Arabian Jasmine? The first is watering. Potted Arabian Jasmine sometimes leaves suddenly turn yellow, this is the root rot caused by overwatering, so water should be strictly limited. Watering must pay attention to the climate, plant size, leaf growth and pot size and other conditions. The pot soil is not too dry, do not water, both to keep the pot soil moist, and do not waterlogging.

3. Fertilizing care

In the basin soil moist loose conditions, appropriate fertilization. After the plant overwintering out of the room, apply a thick fertilizer to promote its rapid pumping of new buds: apply a thin fertilizer to promote its flowering when the new shoots appear buds, both large and fragrant; After the first phase of flowers fade, then apply a thin fertilizer, so as to promote its early birth of the second batch of flowers. Fertilizer must be fully decomposed, otherwise, after the putrefied worms, or fermentation heat will be "burned" flowers and trees.

4. Change the pot every year

Arabian Jasmine grows rapidly, and is usually repot once a year, mostly in April indoors. Changing the pot can be combined with the plant division, but must be as little as possible root injury. After changing the pot, it should be put in a warm and moist place to promote its germination and growth as soon as possible. Remove the buds in time.

5. Care for Arabian Jasmine having pest and disease 

The main pests of Arabian Jasmine are leaf rolling moth, red spider and edible insect. To the leaf rolling moth, red spider, commonly used 2000 times 1059 dilution spray control. The scale insect is a kind of insect with a small body and sucking juice, which is parasitic on the back of branches and leaves. After being killed, the leaves of Arabian Jasmine show gray and white spots, and in severe cases, the whole plant dies. Prevention and control methods: spray branches and leaves with 60 times oil emulsion dilution; Gently wipe with your hands or brush off with an old toothbrush.

Arabian Jasmine