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Care of the plant Jasminum nitidum or Angelwing Jasmine.

Care of the climbing plant Jasminum nitidum or Angelwing Jasmine

The genus Jasminum, family Oleaceae, comprises 200 species of shrubs and climbing plants native to Eurasia. Some species are: Jasminum nitidum, Jasminum mesnyi, Jasminum humile, Jasminum officinale, Jasminum odoratissimumJasminum polyanthum, Jasminum nudiflorum.

Common names: Star Jasmine, Angelwing Jasmine, Royal Jasmine, Shining Jasmine. This species is native to South Pacific Islands.

They are fast-growing evergreen shrubs that reach 2 meters (6.56 feet) in height. They have shiny leathery, dark green leaves. The scented white flowers are star-shaped. They bloom in spring and summer.

They are used as isolated specimens, in bushy groups and as climbing plants (they need supports) to cover walls and fences. They are ideal for coastal gardens due to their resistance to salinity.

Jasminum nitidum can live in full sun and semi-shade exposures. They resist occasional frosts.

They prefer well-drained soil that contains humus, compost, or manure.

Water frequently (without overwatering) so that the substrate does not dry out completely.

Fertilize in autumn with abundant organic matter.

Prune in late winter to control growth or keep it compact.

They are resistant plants to the usual pests and diseases.

They propagate by cuttings in late summer or fall.

Images of the climbing plant Jasminum nitidum or Angelwing Jasmine

Jasminum nitidum
Jasminum nitidum