(Sambac, Arabian Jasmine, Mogra)
Description: A dwarf, compact, bushy shrub, up to 1 m high with pubescent branches. Leaves simple, opposite, ovate, 4-8 cm long, dark green, glabrous. Flowers arise in clusters of short terminal cymes, white, single or double, fragrant, 1.5-3.0 cm across. Several varieties are grown in gardens for beautification and also for commercial flower production.
Gardening: A popular shrub in tropical gardens producing sweet, strongly – scented flowers for 4-5 months in summer and rains which are used in floral ornaments and other decorative purposes. The plants are pruned in December – January and new shoots will bear flower in early summer. They are also widely grown in pots.
What makes it special:
- One of the popular fragrant flowering plants.
- Provide year-round flowering.
- Very easy to grow and care.
- Perfect plant for outdoor garden and sunny balcony.
Initial care for 1-2 weeks after receiving plant at your location:
- Keep the plant in Natural indirect bright Light.
- Poke your finger/plain small stick into the soil to check the moisture.
- Apply 3 cup (Approx. 150 ml) water when top soil (1-2 inches) feels dry to touch.
- Do not re-pot for min. 2 weeks after receiving it.
Key requirements to keep plant healthy:
|Sunlight||Natural indirect bright light with 3-6 hours of sunlight a day.|
|Watering||Apply 3 cup (Approx. 150 ml) water when top soil (1-2 inches) feels dry to touch.|
|Soil||Soil should be well drained, fertile and rich in organic content.|
|Temperature||16 to 35 degrees Celsius.|
|Fertilizer||Apply organic fertilizer once a month.|
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