It is very fragrant and is known to attract bees. You want to stagger the planting holes & space them about 5′ apart. My Jasmine plant has been flowering for close to a month. They’re cold hardy to around 10F. This Gardenerdy article tells you all about its plantation requirements. Easy to maintain. Should I remove the browning flowers to encourage a new bloom? I’m thinking it’s on its way to plant heaven, but we’ll see what happens. The leaves on my Star Jasmine turned brown when damaged by the hot Tucson sun. This will give a few more inches of room around the edges of the 5 gal. Scales drop honeydew on the vines, which sometimes leads to the development of sooty mold. Now there are little leaves growing just above ground level, Will the plants come back normally or are they lost? Some limbs I cut from original plant are dead. After rooted, then you can transplant it into soil. Living in South Florida and thinking to have the star jasmine… indoors…and in a hanging basket. I always amended the soil when planting with a proportionate amount of local compost. The fragrance is similar to that of Jasmine shrubs, although this is a different group of plants. In the back corner of my garden sharing Star Jasmine growing tips: Star Jasmine can reach 25-30′ tall. Nell. How to Grow Star Jasmine as a Hedge So yes, you can keep it at 6′ x 2′ but it’ll take some pruning on your part; maybe 2 or 3 times a year. I find them easy to train. Nell. We planted a star jasmine last May in a large flower box on our deck with a pergola for support. Just be careful & protect yourself because it could be irritating to you. The stems are covered with clusters of white, yellow or rose star-shaped blossoms. I do know that the leaves turn brown & start dying in response to winter cold damage. I’ll be in New Hampshire this August visiting family. It’s manageable & takes pruning very well. Star Jasmine will thrive in full sun to part shade, but for maximum flowering potential, choose a spot with full sun. I try to explain things as clearly & simply as possible so I’m glad you found it useful. Inquiring horticultural minds want to know! The plant may rebloom sporadically in summer. It’s growing against an east facing wall. The most complete and invaluable information for newbies. Hi Julie – It’s hard to pin point that because I don’t know the exposure or how you’ve been watering it. ((New Hampshire). I just pruned my Star Jasmine – post & video on that coming very soon. this is the first pruning I have done. And then, two years into college, I transferred north to Ohio State and had to leave a lot of my pals behind, this one included. We purchased two Star Jasmine from a landscape company last summer, They were beautiful. Its twining stems anchor themselves to structures and move upward quickly. It has been unusually cold this past month, although the plant seems well-protected on the porch and I think it’s getting enough light. The jasmine did great over the summer, flowered and even endured the snowy winter that we had. It can be pruned heavily, like as a border plant, or lightly, like when grown as a tall vine. No matter how you grow it, pruning for this twining plant will be in order. It’s not a drought-tolerant plant but it’s not water greedy either. Just know that as it grows you’ll need to transplant it into a larger pot. Jasmine shoots grow quickly, so you may have to cut back unruly vines more than once a year. What else would cause this? Star jasmine is usually grown as a vine that can cover a tall wall or trellis quickly once the plant’s root system gets established. […], […] How To Care For & Grow Star Jasmine […], […] moved into this house in Tucson 2 years ago. Jasmine is one of the first plants that comes to mind when one thinks of sweet fragrance. 10 Great Jasmine Shrubs and Vines for Your Landscape, 10 Shrubs That Thrive in Warm and Dry Zone 10, 12 Best Perennial Vines to Grow in the Sun, Best Fragrant Flowers to Grow in Your Garden, The 10 Best-Smelling Plants for Your Garden. It’s best to treat any pests from the get go so they don’t spread. Happy gardening & thanks for stopping by, A Plant With Major Attitude: Cup Of Gold Vine. Italian Jasmine (Jasminum humile) Also known as yellow jasmine, the Italian jasmine is a favorite … Nell, Hi Lisa – My Star Jasmine is in a little too much sun here in Tucson & burn quite badly last summer. It gets way more […], […] on record here in the Southwest. Comment document.getElementById("comment").setAttribute( "id", "a28a5080432f870f87e52afef78468c6" );document.getElementById("af7b7b7294").setAttribute( "id", "comment" ); Hi, I’m Nell, and this is where I celebrate all things garden and share my passion for plants, flowers and the great outdoors. Although a vine, star jasmine is relatively short in stature, with a mature height of only 3 to 6 feet and a similar spread. Hi Jennifer – It only grows about 1′ tall or so. I know it might be hard to imagine, but the fence is a barrier fence for our backyard basketball court. thank you, Hi Nell, Choose a well drained spot in the garden that attracts full sun to part shade. This is a very versatile plant which you can grow as a vine, shrub, border edging, ground cover as well as trained over an arch, up an obelisk rose pillar or against a trellis. Nell, Thanks, Nell! Yes Jeff they can. It’s a vigorous grower so if you’re seeing signs of new growth, they should recover fine. Nell. How to grow star jasmine in a garden. Star Jasmine is best planted in spring or fall (with enough time to settle in before the below-freezing temps hit). It is considered to be a member of the Apocynaceae (dogbane) family, which also includes natal plum (Carissa macrocarpa), frangipani (Plumeria spp.) Star jasmine, Trachelospermum jasminoides, is a beautifully scented, evergreen climber. This post may contain affiliate links. If planting Star Jasmine in a container, use a good quality organic potting soil. Continued Below. Star Jasmine can reach up to 20′ tall so they need room for those roots to grow over time. Your cost for the products will be no higher but Joy Us garden receives a small commission. • Slightly larger leaves than Asian jasmine and more open growth habit. Sku #7005. I find this plant to be very manageable & not at all hard to prune. I couldn’t buy 13 huge ones, I wanted to save money and patience would just have to come. I have star jasmine in containers on my back porch hoping they will grow along the railing and provide privacy. We added drip irrigation. It makes a good potted plant for patios and decks, but be aware that bees will be drawn to its fragrant flowers. Any clues as to what I am doing wrong? This plant grows densely so be sure to check the inner foliage & stems every now & then. I was wondering can I use Star Jasmine flowers for a tea? Nell, can the star of jasmine be started from a clipping of an existing plant? This little beauty came from a nursery and cost a mint! The planter boxes would have to be placed along the bottom of the fence on the basketball court itself, but I don’t want big, round planter boxes that would stick out too far onto the basketball court….which is why I’m hoping narrow ones would work. I understand it’s like this to train it, but when should I remove this green twine? I live in San Antonro, Bexar County, Texas. and oleander (Nerium oleander). I’m standing under a Star Jasmine arch in the kitchen garden at the Westward Look Resort here in Tucson. Please advise. I’m very familiar and fond of star jasmine. I have not fertilized it. The flowers are pinwheel in shape and about 1 inch across. Based on it’s growing habits, how many should I purchase and how far apart should I plant them in the ground? See more ideas about Star jasmine trellis, Trellis, Star jasmine. I noticed that some of the stems had been cut at the bottom, so I pruned the, out along with any dead branches, flowers, leaves, about three weeks ago. You want to give it the heaviest pruning after flowering. I sometimes get behind on answering depending on what projects I’m working on. Is this just old age and its dying? My husband made an awesome trellis for itand I have “tied” it up to try and train it. Nell, Hi Lorencija – I know that Star Jasmine flowers are used for perfume but I’ve never heard of them being used for tea. They’ll eventually dry. It goes by this name in the western US where I live & I believe it’s more commonly called Confederate Jasmine in the southern US. You can let them do their thing if you’d like because they won’t hurt the plant. I have never trimmed it. Thank you, Hi Sheila – You can plant them anywhere from 2-6′ apart. Introducing "One Thing": A New Video Series, The Spruce Gardening & Plant Care Review Board, The Spruce Renovations and Repair Review Board. It’s worth a try! I was wondering if you could help. • Blooms heavily in late March in South Texas and through mid- … Nell, Hi Nell! Star jasmine vine is a very popular flowering plant for planting in bare trellis, garden walls, and fences. Not all jasmines are fragrant though, and despite its common name the fragrant Confederate or star jasmine is not a true jasmine (Jasminum) at all, but a member of the genus Trachelospermum. Since it looks like it’s dying anyway, I figured I’d risk repotting shock and took it out of its old pot. Star Jasmine. Thanks!! Lots of new growth already showing. Nell, Hi Mary – If it hasn’t gotten too leggy, you can prune your Star Jasmine to grow as a low hedge; about 2′ tall. Great video! All the best, Nell. As I say, it’s definitely worth a try. We now live in the southwestern portion of Arkansas and I planted six vines in spring. Leaves are glossy dark and evergreen and sometimes turn dark red in winter. I love star jasmine and am planting it on a front yard slope this weekend. Confederate Jasmine Vines are ideal for use to climb along the top of fences, on a trellis, on a mailbox, or over an arbor or any other structure that might benefit from or support this magnificent fragrant vine. Nell, Hi Lorencija – I’ve never heard of anyone doing that so sorry, I can’t give you an answer as to yes or no. Mine was scrawny when I first moved into this house a couple of years ago, but now it’s loaded with fresh growth & flowers. and diff to manage in such small space or will it behave if we prune it. I am in NC and will be using the ‘Madison’ variety of Confederate Jasmine which is just a bit more cold hardy and compact. Mainly, it’s an easy-care vine that accepts light shade. The plant produces creamy white flowers in late spring. The more sun it gets, the more water it needs to keep it looking tip-top. By the way, Confederate Jasmine is another common name for Star Jasmine. The star jasmine vine gets morning sun which is best for it or else it will scorch. Thanks! Hi – They do fine in containers. You can plant in the summer but you’ll have to water more as it’s establishing. The sweetly scented star-like flowers along with the gorgeous glossy foliage are its big draw. My local nursery has some in 7″ pots (and a few bigger pots; didn’t see what size). I recently planted star jasmine in a large planter that I would like to train up my supporting lattice for a privacy screen. I think you’re saying the planters are several feet tall & long but only 8-9″ wide (deep)? Nell, Hi Thank you very much! Nell. It’s a gap in between two Yuccas..the gap is say about 6 ft in height and 2 feet in width. The vine grows to 30-feet long and is evergreen. Please comment Love your bougainvillea and jasmine videos (and posts). If you can wait for a few years, every 5′ is fine. If you live in an area where frost is a yearly occurrence wait until spring. Its blooming now and I’ve tried to detangle the base branches and prune underneath a bit but, honestly, I’ve no idea what I’m doing. would you email me? Pruning A Star Jasmine Vine: When & How To Do It, Pruning & Shaping My Star Jasmine Vine In Fall, How & When To Prune A Sun-Burned & Heat Stressed Star Jasmine. Star Jasmine is a twining vine, which can grow up to 20′ tall, but it does need training & attaching to get going. I have had it there for over 18 years. It fills your yard with the rich fragrance of its innocent white flowers. This is not a true jasmine but is a valuable evergreen plant with intensely fragrant flowers beginning in spring and continuing into early summer. However, since our first freeze here, I have noticed the leaves turning brown and dying at least half way down each vine and I fear the vines will soon be entirely “dead”. Nell, Hi. This winter we had a few freezes close together and it seems a lot of branches/limbs/vines are dead. Star Jasmine needs help growing up a wall or trellis. Nell. For a spectacular accent, use Star Jasmine to conceal the upright support posts of your covered patio, or add some depth to a perennial bed by training it to climb a wire trellis. Sometimes scale insects will attack, which can be controlled with horticultural oils. It’s ideal for arbors to create a unique space, and it’s our solution on a trellis or fence to screen a view. Vanessa Richins Myers is a seasoned horticulturist, garden writer and educator with 10+ years of experience in the horticulture and gardening space. It would ultimately be happier in the larger pot, but for at least 5 years or so, it’ll be fine in the smaller pots. 1 plant will be fine. Hopefully, with your advice, I’ll be able to take better care of the jasmine vines on my property. Install the trellis in an area with full sun to light shade exposure. Especially vines because they tend to grow fast & are attached to a fence, trellis, wall, etc making them difficult to transplant. Trim the plant away before it envelopes the trunk of the tree, as it can compromise the tree's health. They have grown and flowered beautifully for us and are now quite large. The 2 pests that I’ve seen infest Star Jasmine is mealy bugs & scale. Thank you! And, be patient! Hello, I am getting ready to prune my Jasmine. IF this is sometimes normal, will they come back in spring, or should I consider not just the leaves but the entire plant dead. It’s pretty forgiving when it comes to pruning. All of this and is refuses to bloom (except a few flowers) and a lot of it’s leaves are turning red, some brown and falling off. This Star Jasmine was already very well established and growing over the roof line of the back wall. My question is will this plant get out of control? Do you think planter boxes that are several feet wide and several feet tall, yet only about 8 or 9 inches in depth would allow star Jasmine to grow up the fence that high? Plant it at the base of a pergola or arbor to create a fragrant roof on the structure. Hi Oscar – You can remove the green twine because the plants need to be released otherwise they will grow too twisted. It won’t do well in deep shade. Or, it could be environmental stress, ie: cold, too much water, etc. Unless I can see it &/or know what conditions it’s growing under, I can’t. If your spring has been cool, the flowering will be delayed. Thanks for reading my questions. It’s only about a month old, but I don’t think it’s doing well. Just make sure it gets nice, deep waterings to establish. Hi Nell ~ I’m a jasmine and planting newbie, and really got a lot from your video. It is also commonly used as ground cover or a shrub. Tip pruning will help it to fill in. We are in the Sierra foothills in Zone 8, I believe, and I already have a large planter box of star jasmine that has done well so I would like to consider using it for the arch. Japanese beetles may also be a problem.​. Star Jasmine, along with others like photinia, nandina, boxwood, are marginal here in the desert with the […], […] your lawn from the sun as well as to shelter your backyard from your neighbors’ view. Perfect for growing up a warm wall, or a fence, it’s slow growing enough to be planted in a small garden. They’ve always been very happy with a good dose of organic compost in late winter or early spring. It needs support to reach that height otherwise it just flops back on itself. Hi It’s important that you first consider the climate and light conditions before making your purchase; you’ll want something that will survive the winter but also endure the summer. They’ve been so helpful to a beginner gardener like my self. Is this feasible? How to divide or clone star jasmine wines, I have a big one and I m trying to sow it’s cuttings but no success Hi Nell, Looking for more gardening tips? Star jasmine is a fairly carefree plant, requiring pruning only to control its growth or if it has become dead, diseased or damaged. Some cultivars are less cold tolerant than others. We took the railing out 2 years ago so the plant has just been sitting on the ground not doing much but not dying. By the way, it blooms on new growth so you want to encourage that with pruning right after it blooms. It will quickly scramble up a trellis or fence, making it a great choice for a living screen. Take a 4-6″ cutting & root it in propagation mix. I get many, many comments each week both here & on Youtube. Or, you can try pinning it to the ground & have it grow as a ground cover. Should I take off the green bean looking things on my Star Jasime or just let them do their thing? A profusion of starry white flowers covers the plant in spring or early summer, depending on your climate zone. Should I remove the wigwam and start training the vines immediately? Trachelospermum jasminoides, Star Jasmine is a cold hardy, twining vine that is best loved for the strong, sweet fragrance of it's white flowers. You can read our policies here. It blooms every mid April to mid May. I’d like to construct a long garden tunnel archway (around 7′ tall and 15-16′ long) and use Star Jasmine to climb up and over it. I have the plant indoors, next to a trellis, and utilize a grow light and a florescent light for 10 hours a day combined with fertilizer that I purchased on Amazon after doing a search for "Jasmine Fertilizer" to make sure it was correct. I’m hoping for the Jasmine to eventually grow up onto and cover the fence which is about 12 ft. high. I bought 15″ wide by 13″ deep roundish pots that fit the scale of my small patio perfectly, and seem to fit the scale of the plant size well. Oh, I love to create so you’ll find a bit of that in the mix along with lots of videos too. Further north, it is sometimes grown in pots and brought indoors for the winter, or grown as an annual, planted afresh each spring. After experimenting with geraniums, brought in for overwintering, which thrived and bloomed all winter, I thought why not. The result is that the right side of the arch gets significantly more sun than the left. Nell, Good morning, I am emailing from England I wish to espalier star jasmine to cover 18 foot of fencing what distance apart would you suggest I plant them. Hi – Plants loose leaves for various reasons Nellie. Hello, I also live in Central California and bought a large star jasmine (about five feet tall) that sits in a huge pot and grows on a trellis on my porch. It’s still pretty but not green like when I bought it. Thanks for any feedback! Nell. Star Jasmine is best pruned right after flowering. It devoured a privacy fence in my backyard. I am interested in seeing your pruning video if you decide to post one. I gave mine anothr pruning in early fall; a much lighter one. I can tell you that my Star Jasmine started blooming a few weeks ago & now about half of the flowers are brown. The plants have an easier time settling in while the days are warm & the evenings are cool. All jasmine plants produce twining stems, but not all of the varieties are self-supporting. Thanks, Hi Deniz – Star Jasmines are sometimes used in bonsai. These gorgeous blooms fill the air with a sweet, honey-like aroma. It can handle most types of soil, and once the roots have spread themselves, star jasmine can tolerate drought. It is about 8′ tall and 8′ wide and about 2-2.5′ deep. Train A Jasmine On A Trellis. It’s still blooming and smells amazing, but is it healthy? Varieties of jasmine are variously known as Confederate Jasmine, Star Jasmine, Winter Jasmine or Asiatic Jasmine. Oh yes, it does! I planted it for it’s evergreen quality and as a fence cover. It can be trained to grow on a trellis, over an arbor, as an espalier against a wall or fence, as a border plant or hedge, to spill over a wall and it’s also suited to containers. Samia, Hi Karen – Those are the seed pods which don’t commonly occur. If your spot is shaded, planting it in summer should be fine. I planted them about 3 days ago. Nell, They are the same plant Linda – Trachelospermum jasminoides. They’re at the end of their bloom cycle. Regular watering is best. I planted these 2 also. The smell of the Jasmine is just intoxicating and the plant not only readily grows, but it blooms abundantly. Is there a way to kind of stack it into a hedge or get it grow as ground cover? Thanks for your help! It does require regular water but does not like to be over watered. Getting different information from nursery staff about pot size has left me confused. I don’think I have overwatered it. Check out Gardening 101 here. The arch faces west (generally) and gets afternoon sun/heat, but we have lots of trees (tall pines and smaller ornamentals) that create quite a bit of moving shade as the sun travels throughout the day. They can also be useful as a ground cover for slopes or embankments where the plants will will sprawl and naturalize. Also I am planning on planting it in peak summers in Australia, hoping it wont be too bad if i water it enough. Cut long strips of … When used as a groundcover, plant them about 5 feet apart. Thank you for helping us spread the word & make the world a more beautiful place! Even though they’re generally cold tolerant to 20F, prolonged freezes will damage them. If the roots are packed together, gently loosen them up with your fingers. It can be trained to grow on a trellis, over an arbor, as an espalier against a wall or fence, as a border plant or hedge, to spill over a wall and it’s also suited to containers. The flowers are sweetly scented (though not as strong as Pink Jasmine) & last for a couple of months. I’ve grown jasmines before without any problems. Hi Dave – Star Jasmine is hardy to 15 to 20 degrees. It hit all the points for someone like me. Plant the jasmine bush a few inches away from the bottom of the trellis. The temperatures range in the 60’s and 70′ for the most part. Star Jasmine will twine itself up a trellis or fence, quickly covering a wall with thick dark green leaves. We live north of the Seattle area in the islands, zone 7. Thank you It didn’t seem too wet or dry, although the center core of the dirt around the pot was tightly packed and maybe hadn’t been getting enough water. Do you have a favorite? Nell. I’m just making maters worse and uglier. They do tend to put out yellow leaves in spring (not an abundance) when the new growth starts. A single jasmine vine can perfume an entire room or garden. I have one purchased for a 3 season sun room in NewEngland. But all of it’s leaves are reddish color now. Thank you! Star jasmine is best propagated by stem cuttings in the summer. I’ve seen it growing as a vine, a low border hedge, a ground cover, against a wall or fence, overt an arch, across an arbor, and spilling out of containers. Is there a reason my question from 5/5/18 still says “your comment is awaiting moderation?” Is there something I need to do? Our town was in love with this plant. Star Jasmine is a fast growing evergreen vine. I love plants & also love sharing what I know. Mar 2, 2016 - Explore Patrick Nguyen's board "Star Jasmine & Trellis" on Pinterest. Trachelospermum jasminoides: Star Jasmine. Consider planting climbing jasmine to create a natural screen with vines, or hang curtains to create a DIY backyard canopy. I lived in Ireland for 2 years and these sun rooms had loads of vines etc. Star jasmine is a fast-growing woody vine when planted in full sun. Id like to re-direct my jasmine from rambling down a 4′ slope to reverse up into a lovely (dead) maple just behind it. Hi Flynn – I’m about to give my Star Jasmine a light fall pruning too. It grows fast! It’s a twining vine so you’ll need to train & attach it from the start. Hi Nell, I bought four jasmine plants a month ago, two of them I’m training on a trellis, the other 2 came already vined up with a bamboo stick and some type of green twine. More sun, more heat = more water. Star jasmine can be allowed to spread over the ground as a ground cover, or trained to grow up fence posts, trellises, and around doorways. I just want to cry when I walk past my little patch of garden. I am planning on planting this lil climber to cover only a certain area. It has a few leaves on the top of plant but not many. also should i leave the supports in that it came with and leave it to grow a bit more untill established before taking them out or do i take them ot stright away and train it along wire that i have put up? I have a large arch around our bedroom window. and how would you plant the clipping? I put a 4″ layer over the planting surface of mine here in Tucson in late winter which not only nourishes it, but holds in some moisture when those intensely hot summers roll around. Stay tuned for that. The canopy […], Your email address will not be published. Nell. If a plant is bonsaied, then it can do well in a smaller pot with proper care. And I don’t see any flower budding happening yet. Hi Lisa – I just pruned my Star Jasmine & right now it doesn’t look fabulous. We gave it a nice home, compost sandy soil and Miracle Grow in a large hole. The latter isn’t my favorite method but if you have a 35′ border of Star Jasmine, then I guess that’s the time economical way to go. Flowers in starry clusters against a blue desert sky. Star Jasmine is Trachelospermum jasminoides. I’ll prune mine when it’s through flowering & then do a light pruning in November if needed. soil when I repot them. It faces west, against a stucco wall. It is best used in tropical or transition areas. Also called Confederate jasmine, this glossy evergreen vine can be used as a groundcover, too. It is a woody evergreen plant that is winter-hardy in USDA hardiness zones 8 to 10. Hi Cynthia – You’re welcome! The best time to prune is after flowering. Propagation. That being said, it is a fast grower. I have had my Star Jasmine for several years–I have never pruned it just let it grow. Basically, it depends on how fast you want them to fill in & how fast that’ll happen in your climate. Learn tips for creating your most beautiful (and bountiful) garden ever. It’ll probably get a little thin at the ends on the shadier side. Have a shaded spot. Star Jasmine, which can grow to 20′, is fine being tight in its pot. Or do you recommend I keep them separate? For a spectacular accent, use Star Jasmine to conceal the upright support posts of your covered patio, or add some depth to a perennial bed by training it to climb a wire trellis. Lucky for me I as gone but many plants got a bad case of sunburn. Jasmine is a woody vine with fragrant blossoms that may be used as a climbing plant or a ground cover. Thanks! Thank you. Plant the star jasmine in its new container, filling in the empty spaces with fresh soil. Not hard at all to do. Lorencija. For a pretty privacy screen or vertical element in your garden, train jasmine to climb a fence, trellis, or similar structure. Hi. nell, […] A Versatile Plant: How To Care For & Grow Star Jasmine […], […] Star Jasmine, known as Trachelospermum jasminoides and Confederate Jasmine, can be grown in many different forms. And of course, the sweetly scented flowers. Mine gets 1 hour of direct sun in the morning & a little bit late in the afternoon but it’s bright all day. We had star (Confederate) jasmine for years in Texas. Also, I’m curious about spacing the plants. Oh, Star Jasmine; when you’re in full bloom you’re ever so sweet. These are from cuttings taken 2 years ago The topsoil seems to dry out in the sun-, Question-what can we do to make this plant happy again>, Hi Carolyn – I lived on the coast of CA for many years; Star Jasmine does great in that climate. Small star-shaped white flowers emerge on branchlets in spring, emitting an intoxicating scent that inspires lingering, particularly when positioned on patios or near walkways. Here in the desert, I water my Star Jasmine (which is on drip) twice a week in the hotter months. The vines are growing and twining like crazy but don’t have many leaves on them-almost none. If you train it right from the get go, it won’t be bad to keep under control at all. I have admired this plant for years, but didn’t have the knowledge to take care of it. Any suggestions? If you prefer, this all-purpose balanced fertilizer would be just fine to apply to the soil after the plant is done flowering. It comes in bush and vine forms and produces delicate, fragrant flowers with glossy green leaves. What is the difference in star jasmine and confederate jasmine please? Hi Matt – I’m not quite sure what you mean. Because you’re planting from cuttings (depending on their size), I’d go no further than 2-3′ apart. Will a star jasmine plant run up one side, across and down the other side, or would it be better to place a plant on both sides of the arch to get better coverage? Here are the most common causes: the soil is too heavy (they like it rich but well drained), too much water, too little water, sun burn, over fertilizing or chlorosis. You can propagate star jasmine by taking cuttings from another plant. I went to the nursery and bought the smallest gallon of climbing star jasmine I could find. Depending on the size of the pot & the plants, they should be fine for the time being. This vine usually does not attract many pests or diseases. The foliage is a beautiful dark glossy green with the contrast of lighter green new foliage. This is a twining vine which needs a little attachment & training to whatever you’re growing it on. Give it a tip pruning now. Here in Tucson, it does best in bright shade or early morning sun. I’m doing a post & video soon on the fall pruning (it’ll be a light one) because it needs a bit of shaping after it’s big pruning late this spring. Required fields are marked *. It needs to grow out & fill in, which it will do over time. Nell. I’ve never grown 1 in a hanging basket but I have seen a few growing that way. The botanic name is Tracelospermum jasminoides and it’s in the same family with a few plants you might be familiar with: oleander, plumeria, adenium, and vinca. What could be the cause of that. If the plant has trails long enough to attach to the wire supports, then take the stakes out. Without training, the vine will still thrive, but it may look messy and neglected. © 2020 Joy Us Garden | Care, Propagation, and Pruning About | Contact | PRIVACY POLICYDesign By Viva la Violet, Mother Nature Inspired Christmas Ornaments, « Plant Pests: Scale & Thrips and How To Control Them, How to Transplant A Large Ponytail Palm ». My question for you is whether I can pot two small jasmine plants in the same planter? It’s hardy to zone 8 & can take temperatures down to 10-15 degrees F. This plant adapts well to both heat & cold. Nell, Hi Debs – You’re welcome! It seems droopy and some of the leaves are yellow. Star Jasmine is a versatile plant indeed. Mike, Mike – If the stems or branches of a plant are long enough to train, I do it right after planting. Other common names for this plant include Chinese jasmine, trader's compass, Chinese ivy, and confederate jasmine. Thank you for the article and the related video. Twining growth attaches to trellises and arbors to form a very nice evergreen screen. It’ll do its thing after that & needs just a little guidance as it grows. Nell. The fruit is an undistinguished brown follicle. Also will that be a lot of pruning or will the plant adapt? You can find it in garden centers as well as big-box stores. Native to China, Japan, and Southeast Asia, star jasmine is a liana plant—one that strives to climb vertical supports or other plants in order to reach sunlight. Star Jasmine is a versatile plant indeed. I love this plant and am so glad that my new home has a well established one. A light weight trellis, with support posts from 3 to 4 inches in diameter, can easily support... Sturdy Trellises. Star Jasmine is a versatile plant indeed. The reddish-brown leaves are the older ones which fall off to allow the new ones to grow in. This Star Jasmine climbs to 25′ with the help of wires in a corner of this building. Nell. I love green. Hi Isabel – I always lean any vine slightly towards the fence, wall or support it’s going on. Jasmine Plant IndoorIndoor PlantsStar Jasmine VineJasmine JasmineVine TrellisPlant CareGarden PotsPotted GardenGardens This plant also comes in a variegated form if that’s your thing. For you, depending on your temperatures & rainfall amounts, regular watering might mean every 10-21 days. I am so glad that you posted this video. We had a record heat wave in late June & this plant, along with many others, got sunburned. Star Jasmine takes full sun on the coast, somewhere like San Diego or San Francisco. I am planning on getting a fantail lattice or a rectangular lattice. Step 1: Picking the Right Plant/ Why We Chose ‘Madison Jasmine’ The key to success for building a trellis is picking the right plant for your desired location. With just 6 materials and 10 steps, you can have one in your garden this summer, too! Hi Keary – It’s hard to tell if the plant is healthy without seeing it. This is all about how to care for and grow Star Jasmine. Star jasmine is a popular flowering vine in California and southern U.S. states, where it is used both on vertical trellis applications as well as a spreading ground cover. As a ground cover, it can easily be kept at 2′. My worry is that they will one day need repotting and will be attached to the fence which would make it quite difficult! It is a woody evergreen plant that is winter-hardy in USDA hardiness zones 8 to 10. Yes Anthony. Thank you so, so much for making this video. Product Description. I’m looking to plant some Star Jasmine in several narrow, rectanglular planters that will be placed along the base of a chain link fence. The plants are 5gal in size and currently supported by a bamboo wigwam. Mature Star Jasmine specimens will reach 20-30 feet tall when tied to a trellis or other vertical support or 2 feet tall and 10 feet wide if left alone. Sigh…. If you have trees in your yard, star jasmine may wind itself around the trunk. The best time to prune a Star Jasmine is after it does it’s big flowering in late spring/early summer. And yes, I do remember those cold, dark New England winters & that’s when houseplants really add cheer. Nell. Considered a night bloomer, the Star Jasmine's blossoms open in the early evening when temperatures cool down. We live in the Dallas Fort Wort part of Texas. This twining, vining plant isn’t true jasmine, like Pink Jasmine, although the flowers would make you think otherwise. Dig the planting hole twice as wide and to the same depth as the root-ball. When plant foliage changes color, it’s due to environmental stress. When the glossy light green new foliage is appearing & the plant is covered in blooms, it’s a beautiful sight to see! I have a Star Jasmine planted in the ground on a fence with trellis attached. You said yes to containers, so I’m hoping a hanging basket is okay, too. Here in Tucson, or other places with hot summers, it needs to be protected from full sun. Thank you for doing this video!Could you please tell us what side of the house yours is growing the desert? I’ve maintained & planted many Star Jasmines & have never fertilized any of them. Native to Japan & China – Sweetly fragrant white star flowers cover the plant in June and appear sporadically thru summer into fall. -Molly, Hi Molly – It depends on the size you buy & how fast you want them to cover the arch. It does not grab or wrap. Nell, Wanda – Depends on the shade. I know of Star Jasmines in the SF Bay Area which have been planted for over 20 years & they’re doing fine. Enrich the soil in the plating bed with some compost and Yates Dynamic Lifter Soil Improver & Plant Fertiliser before planting. We are just in early summer here in AUS and my first round of flowers are dying off. i want it to go against a fence i have but am unsure if i can just plant it upright into the ground near the fence and let it grow or if i lean it towards the fence. It can be trained to grow on a trellis, over an arbor, as an espalier against a wall or fence, as a border plant or hedge, to spill over a wall and it’s also suited to containers. Hi Lisa – I’ve only grown Star Jasmine in temperate climates. This plant is fairly versatile when it comes to the soil but prefers it on the loamy side with good drainage. It requires a support such as a trellis. I have a star jasmine that I planted and trained to grow on my front railing in front of my porch. Nell, Hi Barbara – Hi Nell!! Nell, I probably just answered it Mary. A trellis placed inside a large planter provides a way to add height to a container. Nell, Hi Samia – I’ve divided them (with a clean sharp tool) but I know tip cuttings (4-6″ long) in mix can be successful. Hi Divya – Star Jasmine can reach 18′ tall but it can also be used as a ground cover – a versatile plant indeed! You can do it with your pruners, a hedge clipper or even an electric hedge clipper. And by the way……we moved here from Tucson. • Can be grown on a trellis in large patio pot and protected during sub-freezing weather, either in greenhouse or sunroom. A beautiful vine prized for its very fragrant, star-shaped, white flowers, and blanket of thick, dark green foliage. Thank you! Hi Nell- will jasmine grow in a pot… or does it have to be planted in the ground, Hi – Yes, Star Jasmine makes a fine container plant. Hi Cathleen – Thank you. The Star Jasmine is great for any garden or landscape. Now I’m thinking that I should return those beautiful pots and get the not so pretty 17 X 15″ pots. I bought a few 5 gal white star jasmine plants to train along a fence. I’ll be pruning my Star Jasmine soon because it has already bloomed. They can be planted at any time of the year. https://www.joyusgarden.com/pruning-a-star-jasmine/, https://www.joyusgarden.com/shaping-my-star-jasmine-vine/, SG585: The World of Laura Ingalls Wilder with Marta McDowell - 6ftmama, Pruning A Star Jasmine Vine: When and How To Do It, Bougainvillea Care: Growing Tips for this Flowering Machine, Pruning and Shaping the Star Jasmine Vine for Fall | Joy Us Garden, 8 Landscaping Tips for Privacy in Arizona. I am wondering if already has grown vines that I need to put on a trellis. Star jasmine has shiny dark green leaves, lanceolate to oval in shape, that are about 3.5 inches long. Nell, Hi Marilyn – Star Jasmine can reach 25′ tall. Plant star jasmine near a seating area where you can enjoy the heady scent of its small, white starry flowers on a warm summer’s evening. Star jasmine can be allowed to spread over the ground as a ground cover, or trained to grow up fence posts, … ive just bought oe of these climbers but am a bit unsure how to actually plant it. You can create a hedge of star jasmine vine by regular and strategic pruning. Nell. In case you don’t have any close, here’s a Star Jasmine you can order online. Thank you! I’m tickled pink to have you here! What’s the best way to train it growing horizontally? Either way, pruning it will cause it to fill in. We had some cold weather 9below freezing) and the plants died back to the ground. It came with the house & I expect it’ll do the same this summer. My question is: I’ve noticed some dead flowers lately, I want to say about 1/3 of the remaining flowers are brown. You can give it a nice dose of compost to encourage it along. I’ve also seen it growing as a trimmed hedge but this takes regular pruning to keep it the size you want. I always wanted a green space indoor as it is cold and dark in New England winters. 04/23/2017. My question is do I remove this green twine that’s wrapped around the bamboo stick to the Jasmine? You can pinch it back to keep it low. Trachelospermum jasminoides. In frost-free areas, train on posts, walls or trellises, or allow to trail along as a … Hi McNeill – A few common causes which could cause Star Jasmine leaves to drop: not enough water, too much water, or not enough sunlight. Immediately it began to gorw, but seems troubled now. Nell, I wanted to ask about growing as a groundcover. Although a vine, star jasmine is relatively short in stature, with a mature height of only 3 to 6 feet and a similar spread. We grew our star jasmine, also known as Confederate jasmine, on a white lattice trellis, and our neighbor had hers over her walk. Star jasmine (Trachelosperumn jasminoides) takes well to pruning, which can be done if necessary to previously neglected plants in early fall or early spring. The pot will... Lightweight Trellis Ideas. The room stays at zone 7 or 8 so even if I am away dormancy is no problem nor need to water. This vine does best with partial shade but will acclimated to a full sun location. I live in the cool foggy part of California near Carmel. Just let it be for now. The funny thing is that the cheap jasmines I’ve gotten over the years at Home Depot have always done well. Further north, it is sometimes grown in pots and brought indoors for the winter, or grown as an annual, planted afresh each spring. The products I use - https://kit.com/HortTube This video is a detailed description of Star Jasmine. The trellis goes up in an arch shape and is perfect for a couple of plots of gardening. • Good in sun or part shade. Not sure what to do now. I’ll definitely post the video. Nell, Hi Nell! And, you’ll need to clean your pruners after pruning because they’ll be covered with dried sticky sap. Nell. Thank you very much. Nell, Hi Karen – That’s always a dilemma with plants. To hide an unsightly retaining wall with style and finesse, create a planter bed and allow Star Jasmine to cascade gracefully down the wall. well this year the leaves are falling off–scared I`m going to lose it–can you tell me whats wrong with it? It does ooze out a milky sap when cut but it never bothered me. Temps are back to normal (around 99 – 102) & it’s recovering now. Nell. Planter boxes are usually measured this way: H x W x D. If they’re several feet long & tall, a narrow width will be fine. Lorencija, I was wondering can I make a tea from Star Jasmine? The vine thrives in U.S. Department of Agriculture plant hardiness zones 8 through 10. I think you are a great teacher thank you. Advertisement. It gets plenty of sunshine and I had been watering it every day. Trellis Ideas for Jasmine Container Trellises. Here are 2 posts I did on pruning mine: https://www.joyusgarden.com/pruning-a-star-jasmine/ & https://www.joyusgarden.com/shaping-my-star-jasmine-vine/. Artesia – You’re very welcome! Star Jasmine blooms heaviest in late spring there so wait until next year. Plants make me so happy. Just cut back what was growing in the way. The vines are sparcely covered with leaves. Star Jasmine Or Pink Jasmine? Trachelospermum jasminoides ‘Star jasmine’ Star Jasmine Quite often found in southern California or other warm areas of the United States, this namesake of a true star jasmine is actually a different form of shrubby vine, although it does resemble jasmine in a lot of different ways. The sweetly scented star-like flowers along with the gorgeous glossy foliage are its big draw. Nell. The sweetly scented star … This is a very fragrant plant—unbearably fragrant to some people, especially those with allergies or sensitivities to perfumes. Your email address will not be published. Nell. If you’re using a trellis, carefully wind the vines up the trellis to help it climb. I planted it a couple months ago in a big pot w organic soil and drainage. If not, wait a little longer until you can. Any tips would be appreciated! Do you think that an extra 2 inches would make all that difference in the long run? To hide an unsightly retaining wall with style and finesse, create a planter bed and allow Star Jasmine to cascade gracefully down the wall. Jasmine is a lovely vine to grow in warm and mild climates. Keep pinching back longer shoots? Plant near a patio, terrace or entry where the fragrance can be enjoyed. do you put in water and wait for roots or just put into the soil? White, pinwheel-shaped flowers emerge in spring, along with textured glossy green leaves. I can still pull each strand out separately but don’t know what’s to do with it. Nell, We moved from the central coast (cool) of Oregon to the central coast of Calif. in Feb. We brought our potted jasmine with us. I could also show you in pictures if it would help. I never had jasmine when I lived there. Someplace like the CA coast, it needs sun. It’s easy to afford, even easier to assemble with wires and wire hogs, and definitely gives off the appearance that you’re a master as gardening. Should I prune the vines?