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Care of the plant Jasminum nudiflorum or Winter jasmine.

Care of the shrub Jasminum nudiflorum or Winter jasmine

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

Common name: Winter jasmine. This species is native to China.

They are deciduous shrubs with arched branches that reach 3 meters (9.84 feet) in height. The leaves are small, opposite and trifoliate. They produce unscented yellow flowers 2 cm (0,78") wide that sprout before the leaves. They bloom from late winter to early spring.

Jasminum nudiflorum needs a sunny exposure; they can grow oriented to the north but protected from wind and frost. They resist occasional frosts.

The soil should be well drained with coarse siliceous sand, be light, and contain plenty of humus.

Water with little water but frequently; they prefer the lack of water than the excess.

Prune intensively when flowering is complete.

They are quite resistant plants to the usual pests and diseases.

They propagate from cuttings in late winter; they are planted in their final location in spring or fall.

Images of the shrub Jasminum nudiflorum or Winter jasmine

Jasminum nudiflorum
Jasminum nudiflorum
Jasminum nudiflorum
Jasminum nudiflorum