Hello, last year July I planted 4 Star Jasmines (Trachelospermum jasminoides) with the intention to cover a gate. I live in central coastal Portugal (zone 10a). It is in well draining (rather sandy) soil and gets about 8 to 12 hours of sun a day. It can be quite windy here. It is growing quite fast. Around november/december a lot of the leaves turned red and I was told this was normal and they would fall off in spring. First, the leaves are barely falling off but rather seem to be turning back green. Is that normal/ok? Second, there is a lot of new growth on it and that is quite bright/light green with maybe a yellowish shine on a few leaves. It seems to be growing really well, but I am doubting it is the "right" colour. I read that too light coloured leaves can indicate a problem (water, fertilizer...). My question is thus: is this Jasmine doing ok or is it lacking something? Thank you in advance. Kind regards, Turid Hoekstra
To me, the color looks ok. It just seems that it may be growing fast. I believe that you will find it darkening with age. The plant seems in good health.
Here is more information to help you with this plant: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/flowers/jasmine/star-jasmine-as-ground-cover.htm
I have a star jasmine that I bought last year .This summer it was out in sun all day and it’s growing well.Unfortunately I donot know how to extend the support for my plant.I live in Midwest so my plant is gonna be indoor for next few months.It hasn’t bloomed since I bought it a year ago. How can I support my plant ?
There are several reasons why this may be happening. The type of fertilizer is very important during flowering. Too much nitrogen, and not enough phosphorus and potassium will cause lack of flowering. Not enough humidity, or sunlight can be a cause as well.
Here is an article that will help you to care for your plant during this time: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/flowers/jasmine/non-flowering-jasmine.htm
I have a very healthy star jasmine evergreen however agapanthus growing beside it are not flourishing. Is there something in jasmine that disagrees with agapanthus?
I don't see any cautions about companion planting other than the other plants should have the same growing requirements. Jasmine will grow in sun, part shade or even shade and it's not picky about the soil. Agapanthus is the same although it does appreciate some compost occasionally and regular watering. Also, agapanthus needs to be divided every three years. Could that be the issue? The only other thing might be how close the two are together. Star jasmine does grow and spread. Here is more info:
I have a star jasmine houseplant in a pot which I received in February. I have been misting it daily, watering it once a week, and have fertilized it once since I received it. There are a lot of new stems and shoots. Leaves are all green. But the majority of the new flower buds are either all brown or browning. Please see pictures attached. My suspicion is that I've either overwatered the plant or overfertilized the plant or both. Perhaps vigorous daily misting and watering once a week was too much. The fertilizer I used is Jack's Classic All Purpose 20-20-20 diluted to 1/2 teaspoon for half gallon of water as is recommended on the instructions for indoor plants. Perhaps I should've diluted it further to half the strength. Your help/advice is much appreciated. I recently discovered your website and subscribed to your newsletter which I look forward to receiving and reading.
I do think you're right about having overwatered and/or over fertilized. Perhaps removing the brown buds and letting up on the water and fertilizer will encourage some newer, healthier buds. You may need to give it a little time to recover. Here's an article that may be helpful:
There are a few green leaves down at the bottom, but the stems above seem to be dead and brittle. Can I save it, if yes, please provide instructions how
Unfortunately, your photos did not come through. If there is any life to it, at all, then it can be saved.
Prune any dead, or brittle, growth. After this, the only thing will be to provide proper care.
This article will help:
Good afternoon, please, you can tell me what disease it is and its remedy? I live in Anzio-Italy. Thank you very much and hello Giuseppe
It is very hard to say from that picture alone. It looks to have been a pH issue, or possibly overwatering.
Here are some article that will help you to know what these plants require:
Nothing additional. My sister has some that she is thinning out. I like the smell.
Sure, As long as it is not in flower when you take the cuttings! (Flowering hormone will inhibit rooting hormone)
Here are some articles that will help: