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Many-flowered jasmine

Jasminum polyanthum

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The Jasminum Polyanthum is a vine that climbs by twining has been awarded a RHS AGM, it's a vine that climbs by twining. In nature the plant grows tall up and over trees and other plants until it can reach sun light, then it stops growing rapidly. It needs a bit of shelter from winds, so a perfect choice for a greenhouse! Be careful adding cuttings of this jasmine to the compost heap, as it might take root and grow rapidly.

Planning

Difficulty
Easy
Flowering time
Spring
Fruiting time
Summer

Harvesting

Take cuttings for propagation in autumn after flowering.

Propagation

Cuttings
Propagate by semi-hardwood cuttings in Spring or Autumn.
Layering
Layer in autumn by placing moss around a piece of stem with nodes. Roots will form from the covered nodes. Cut below the new area as soon as roots have grown and replant.

Special features

Indoor plant
Placing this plant indoors near a window after the buds develop may cause it to flower faster.
Pot plant
Suitable for pot, be sure it has an adequate draining medium. If it sits in water too long it can rot the roots.
Hedge plant
Trail up a structure to quickly cover an area.

Geography

Origin
China

Environment

Light
Full Sun, Partial Sun
Soil moisture
Moist
Soil type
Loam, Chalk, Sand
Soil PH preference
Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Frost hardiness
Half-Hardy

Uses

Notes
This low maintenance plant is frequently planted in wall side borders & trained up trellises to act as a screen. It can suit urban city gardens provided it is given winter protection but frequently grown in conservatories.

Personality

Family
Oleaceae
Flower colour
Buds are pink opening to white., Pink, White
Scent
Strong

Problems

Scale insects and mealybugs.
Aphids
Aphids
Aphidoidea spp.

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