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Care of the plant Jasminum mesnyi or Primrose jasmine.

Care of the plant Jasminum mesnyi or Primrose jasmine

The genus Jasminum, family Oleaceae, comprises 200 species of shrubs and climbing plants native to Eurasia. Some species are: Jasminum mesnyi, Jasminum humile, Jasminum officinale, Jasminum odoratissimum, Jasminum nitidumJasminum polyanthum, Jasminum nudiflorum.

Common names: Japanese jasmine, Chinese Jasmine, Primrose jasmine. This species is native to Vietnam and China.

They are evergreen climbing plants that reach 3 meters in height. The stems are angular and deep green in color. The leaves are trilobed and opposite. The pretty semi-double yellow flowers are fragrant.

They are used to cover walls, pergolas or walls due to their rapid growth; They need supports to climb. They are also used in large pots for terraces and patios.

Jasminum mesnyi needs a light or semi-shade exposure avoiding the sun in the central hours of the day. They resist frost down to -3 ºC.

The soil can be a normal garden substrate with a manure. Transplant in late winter.

Water regularly from spring to fall and reduce watering in winter. Spray the leaves with lime-free water periodically if the heat is very intense.

Prune intensively after flowering to strengthen the plant.

Fertilize with mineral fertilizer every 30 days from late winter to late summer.

They propagate from cuttings in late summer.

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Jasminum mesnyi
Jasminum mesnyi
Jasminum mesnyi
Jasminum mesnyi
 

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