Jasmine is a small flower with tiny five petals and a box of fragrance. It is commonly known as Jasmine and the most beautiful and fragrant flower in Asia. The flower is also known as Arabian Jasmine, Jai, Jui, Chameli, Sayali, Kunda, Madanban or Mallika. This flower is considered as the favorite flower of Goddess Laxmi and Lord Vishnu.
Jasmine’s Scientific name is Jasminum. this is a genus of shrubs and vines in the olive family. It contains around 200 species native to tropical and warm temperate regions of Eurasia, Africa, and Oceania. Jasmines are widely cultivate for the adorable characteristic fragrance of their flowers.
How To Plant Jasmine?
Jasmine grows by propagation using the stem cuttings of an old plant. This cutting can grow in pots and you can plant it rows 75 cm apart and with a space of 1 mm between the two. A planted Jasmine will survive for about 10 to 15 years.
Best Time To Plant Jasmine:
The best time to plant it in India is during monsoon, ideally during the rainy season.
How Much Sun Does Jasmine Need?
If you grow the Jasmine flower in container or pots, Jasmine needs dappled sunlight or the early morning sun and the partial shade in the afternoon hours. In winter months Jasmine grows best with more sun. It is advisable to avoid direct sunlight as that can damage the plant. It can grow well with 6 hours of sunlight a day .
How Much Water Does This Plant Need?
Jasmine demands excess water supply. Watering is essential until the water seeps out of the drainage holes.
Caring Tips Of Jasmine Flower Plant:
Water should not collect in the drip tray, then it will cause waterlogging of the soil. In summer Jasmine needs more water supply. From March to November fertilize its root once a month and During winters fertilizer should be avoided.
Home remedies of Jasmine:
1.} treating acne, cuts and multiple wounds and scars which we encounter throughout our day to day life. Juice of ground flowers is effective for this purpose.
2.} Infusion of young leaves and roots is effective against curing gallstones and controlling diabetes.
3.} Jasmine flowers are also effective in eradicating irritation and inflammation from eyes when they are used along with water to wash eyes.