Juhi, Jasminum Auriculatum - Plant
Description for Juhi, Jasminum Auriculatum
Jasmine Molle, which is a beautiful flowering plant and it, is known as â€œJuiâ€ in Bengali of Jasmine Molle is â€œJasminum Molleâ€ and â€œJasminum auriculatumâ€ and this needs water regularly but over watering can be damage this plant growth.Leaves are opposite, ashy-velvety, sometimes hairless, simple or trifoliolate. Lateral leaflets are much smaller, rarely exceeding 4 mm in diamter, the central one up to 3.5 cm long and 1.5 cm broad, ovate, shortly pointed. NervesFlowers are fragrant, in many-flowered cymes. Flower-stalks are up to 5 mm long. Calyx 3 mm long, pubescent, teeth minute. Flowers are white, tube 1.5 cm long, lobes elliptic, up to 8 mm long. Berry is 5 mm in diameter, globose, black. The flower is held sacred to all forms of Goddess Devi and is used as sacred offerings during Hindu religious ceremonies.
|Common name||Flower colours||Bloom time||Height||Difficulty|
|Jasmine Molle, Indian Jasmine, Jui, Juhi (Hindi), Jai||white color||June to August||4.00 to 5.00 feet||Moderately easy|
Planting and care
|Full sun, Partial sun.||Well-drained soil||Keep soil moist throughout the growing season.||Jui like other Jasminum (i.e. Mogra , Chameli ) like warm conditions. It grows best in full sun exposure. 4-6 hrs of sum exposure is good for Juiâ€™s good show of growth. Partial shade will work too.||Use any organic fertilizer.|
Caring for Juhi
- Jasmine plants can be affected by pests like aphids, caterpillar, spider mites, etc. and fungus disease.
- To avoid these problems,always water your Spanish jasmine properly without wetting the leaves and Ensure that the vine receives sunlight for 4-5 hours daily.
Typical uses of Juhi
Special features: Jasminum Auriculatum are very fragrant, the blooms send their fragrances in early mornings and evenings, not only in the garden but far away to neighbors area. This is one of the most cultivated types of jasmine
Ornamental use: Garden Uses : South of USDA Zone 9, this plant is usually grown in containers that are overwintered indoors.