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Brand new Jasmine climber, never done jasmine before... any advice from the pro's?



Hello fellow Mancunian!

Which Jasmine is it? There are Summer flowering Jasmines, a Winter flowering Jasmine and a Star Jasmine (which isn't a true Jasmine). If you know the Latin name that would be good.

11 Mar, 2009


I find that tying the stems to a structure, wires trellis etc with soft twine is a good way of training it where you want it to go. pruning will depend on which species it is as rydeboyz says.

11 Mar, 2009


well thats the trouble it didn't have a name, its in flower now looks like the end of its flowering so i'd assume winter floweing and its about 5-7 leaves each cluster and stems of flowers, about 1.5cms across, white.

12 Mar, 2009


Yep it's name is Jasminum nudiflorum.


Position: full sun or partial shade
Soil: fertile, well-drained soil
Rate of growth: average
Flowering period: January to March
Hardiness: very hardy

Cheeful yellow flowers appear on bare stems in winter and early spring and really brighten up a dark, winter day. This vigorous climber is easy to grow and easy to train on wires or a trellis, but it looks just as attractive left to scramble freely over low walls. Bright green stems, even in winter, and dark green shoots add to the appeal of this lovely climber. Give it space to express itself and prune regularly.

Garden care: Prune back after flowering to strong buds or young lower branches. On older plants, cut back about a quarter of the old shoots to the base.

12 Mar, 2009

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