How and When to Prune Star Jasmine

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With glossy, evergreen leaves, pretty, star-shaped flowers, and an enticing fragrance, the twining stems of star jasmine are highly popular for climbing upright structures or spreading as a ground cover. To keep your vines dense, lush, and floriferous, we share the tips you’ll need to cut back star jasmine.

Why Is My Jasmine Plant Dropping Leaves?

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If your jasmine plant starts dropping leaves, this is a sign of a problem that needs to be addressed. It might be as simple as overwatering or as severe as fungal wilt, but the first step is determining the root cause. This guide will help you to figure out why your jasmine is dropping its leaves so you can fix it.

How to Grow Star Jasmine as Ground Cover

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A beautiful climbing vine with pretty white flowers and fantastic fragrance, star jasmine also makes a superb ground cover forming lush, thick mats of glossy evergreen foliage. Low-maintenance plants, the vines are easily trained to grow horizontally. Find all the details in our comprehensive guide. Read more now.

Tips for Growing Jasmine Indoors

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If you want your houseplants to do double-duty with an attractive appearance and fragrant flowers, look no further than jasmine. There are several types that grow well indoors with a bit of extra care, and they’ll add beauty and fragrance to your home in return. We’ll cover which to choose and how to care for them.

13 Popular Types of Jasmine Vines and Shrubs

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Dainty, starry flowers and sweetly soothing fragrance highlight jasmine’s tender, climbing vines and sprawling shrubs. A perfumed must-have for patios, seating areas, and under windows, container plants can overwinter indoors in cold regions. Learn about 13 popular types of jasmine vines and shrubs for the garden.

How to Plant and Grow Jasmine

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Beloved for its heady scent and dainty, pinwheel flowers, jasmine is best known as a tender perennial vine that makes an excellent climbing specimen in the summer garden. But it can also grow indoors and there are winter-flowering species as well. Learn how to grow jasmine in the garden in this guide. Read more now.

How to Grow and Care for Winter Jasmine

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Winter jasmine was cultivated in China for hundreds of years before becoming a common landscaping plant in many other parts of the world. Not only does it bloom in the winter when most other plants are dormant, it is very tolerant of neglect, so even inexperienced gardeners find it easy to grow. Read more now.

How to Prepare Jasmine Plants for Cold Weather

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Gorgeous, lavishly scented jasmine is sensitive to low temperatures and winter weather conditions. Keeping your jasmine thriving through the winter months may require some extra effort to protect and winterize the plants, including moving them indoors in regions where seasonal die-off can occur. Read more now.

How to Prune and Control Asiatic Jasmine Vines

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Deep-green Asian, or Asiatic, jasmine is a fantastic ground cover, especially for shady areas of the garden. But like many plants, it can get out of hand. Read more now to learn about several methods for pruning and controlling the spread of this assertive vine. Your neighbors will be glad you did!

How to Grow Asiatic Jasmine

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If you’re in need of a quick-growing ground cover that tolerates shade, salt, heat, cold, and drought, consider Asiatic jasmine, the easy-to-grow, low-maintenance import from Japan and Korea that quickly develops a thick carpet of cover, filling in your garden’s most problematic and frustrating bare spots.