A captivating member of the olive family, jasmine is revered for its heavenly scent. White, star-shaped flowers bloom along climbing tendrils and evergreen leaves. Jasmine vines are perfect hanging in pots or climbing up a trellis, creating a unique architectural feature in your home. They add whimsy, romance, and a sweet scent to your space.
how this nature nurtures you
Jasmine are wonderful air purifiers, removing toxins from the indoor environment.
They are enduring symbols of love, sensuality, and feminine strength. Their fragrance stirs the heart and lifts the mood of anyone nearby.
Celebrated as community builders because their scent transcends borders and boundaries, bringing tranquility and calm on the breeze. Essential oil of jasmine is used in traditional medicine to ease depression and anxiety, and to promote a peaceful sleep.
how to nurture your nature
ORIGINWarm, tropical regions of Africa, Eurasia and Oceania
WATERContinually moist, but not soggy. Water when top 3 centimetres of soil feels dry.
LIGHTBright, indirect light. A south or east facing window is preferred.
TEMPERATUREThey like to be warm. 18-28 degrees Celsius
HUMIDITYMist once per week
TOXICITYNon-toxic to humans and animals
FERTILIZERFeed every month in the spring and summer with an all purpose fertilizer. Apply to damp soil so you don't burn the roots.
Responds very well to pruning, and the cuttings may be propagated.
Watch this creative 5 minute video that walks you through that process.