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Description

jasmine shrub is hardy and easy to care. It is a popular landscape plant all around the world and is often used in foundation plantings, hedges, borders, mass plantings.

    What makes it special:
  • Distinctive evergreen flowering plant.
  • One of the beautiful adorable star shaped flowers plant.
  • Jasmine the fast-growing landscape flowering plant.
  • Perfect plant for outdoor garden and sunny balcony.
  • Very easy to grow and care.

This product does not have the flowers at the time of shipping. Afterward, the plant will bloom and it could be of a white-colored flower. Kunda, Downy Jasmine plant belongs to family Oleaceae. the botanical name of Kunda, Downy Jasmine plant is Jasminum multiflorum and commonly known as star jasmine.

jasmine shrub is hardy and easy to care. Downy Jasmine, this plant with pure white flower & fragrance will amazing and adorable. The leaves are ovate and rounded at the base. The white, clustered, star-shaped flowers appear nearly year-round.

Plant Specifications

Plant Height 13 inch (33 cm)
Plant Spread 5 inch (13 cm)
*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
Common Name Downy jasmine, Kunda, Ban malati, star jasmine.
Maximum Reachable Height Up to 3 meters.
Flower Colour White.
Bloom Time Year-round.
Difficulty Level Easy to grow.

Planting and care


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Sunlight

  • At least five to six hours of sunlight a day is ideal for flowering and plant grow well in Natural bright light .
  • Soil
  • The soil should be well drained and rich in organic content for growing plant.
  • Watering
  • Water the plant when the top soil (1-2 inch) in pot feels dry to touch.
  • Do not overwater the plant.
  • Water thoroughly in the summer and reduce watering in winter and rainy season.
  • Application of Fertilizer
  • During the main growing season feed the plant with organic fertilizer once a month.
  • Loosen the topsoil without disturbing the roots of the plant so it can uptake the nutrients and moisture easily.
  • Plant Protection
  • Remove dead, infected or damaged plant parts and discard them away from the plants.
  • For any insect attack or disease, you can use Neem oil, Eucalyptus oil or Citrus oil spray for primary treatment.

  • Donts
  • Do not over water the plant.
  • Avoid applying water on flowers and leaves it may cause fungus infection.
  • Kunda care

    Initial care for 1-2 weeks after receiving plant at your location:

  • Check the moisture in the soil before watering it.
  • Poke your finger into the soil, if dry then apply water.
  • Keep the plant in direct bright light.
  • Do not re-pot for min. 2 weeks after receiving it.

  • Key requirements to keep plant healthy:
    Sunlight Natural bright light/indirect bright light.
    Watering Poke your finger/plain small stick into the soil to check the moisture. Water when topsoil (1-2 inches) feels dry to touch. Water thoroughly in the summer and reduce watering in winter and rainy season.
    Soil Soil should be well drain and fertile, rich in organic content.
    Temperature 16 to 30 Degrees Celsius.
    Fertilizer Apply any organic fertilizer.

    Kunda special feature

    Beautiful star-shaped flowers.

    Kunda uses

    Ornamental Use:

    • Accent shrub
    • In pairs flanking the entry or a gate
    • Along a fence, patio, deck or porch
    • Surrounding palms or trees
    • Filler for a corner
    • Cascading over a wall

    Frequently Asked Questions

    When do Jasmine plants bloom?

    Jasmine bloom from spring(February-June) and go into dormancy (September-November) and continue till February.

    Are Jasmine plants safe for cats?

    Yes, it is safe, according to the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals. When any animal, ingests a Jasmine plant that is not part of its normal diet, the animal may experience discomfort for some time.

    Is Jasmine plant poisonous to humans?

    No, Jasmine plants are not poisonous to humans as well as pet animals.

    How to grow Jasmine plant?

    Jasmine plant is grown by cuttings. Consider the following points to grow plant. 1. Sunlight- More than 6 hours of natural direct bright sunlight is required. 2. Soil- Soil or potting mixture should be well drained, fertile and nutrient rich. 3. Water- Water the plant when 1-2 inch surface soil layer feels dry to touch. 4. Fertilizer - Apply any organic fertilizer during the main growing season spring(February-June). Note - For further details check the product description on nurserylive.co m

    Which Jasmine plant is used for tea?

    Jasminum sambac flower is used for tea in China, which often has a base of green tea or white tea. Note- please consult your health advisor before application or consuming of plants or plant parts.

    Why is my Jasmine plant not flowering?

    It is due to insufficient light as it requires 3-6 hours of morning sunlight a day for flowering and also it may be due to lack of Phosphorus rich fertilizer or heavy application of Nitrogen-rich fertilizer.

    How to prune Jasmine plant?

    You can prune by removing any dead, damaged or diseased stems, old and tangled stems. Also prune them immediately after they flower to give the vines time to develop growth for the next flowering.

    How to propagate Jasmine plant?

    Consider the following points to grow a plant. 1. Jasmine plants are mainly propagated by semi-hardwood cutting. So select stem of 15-20 cm in length with at least 2-3 nodes. Give a slant cut just below the node and dip the slant cut in rooting media for few seconds. Later plant the cuttings in the garden mix and keep them at warm location, slightly moisten the soil. 2. Sunlight- 4-6 hrs of direct bright sunlight is required. 3. Soil- Soil or potting mixture should be well-drained, fertile and nutrient-rich. 4. Water-Water the plant when 1-2 inch surface soil layer feels dry to touch. 5. Fertilizer - Apply any organic fertilizer during the main growing season spring(February-June).

    Do Jasmine plants lose leaves in winter?

    Depending on the climate at your location, your Jasmine plant may lose some or all of its leaves over the winter, but again they will come back with new leaves and flowers in the early spring.

    Which Jasmine plant is good for anxiety?

    All fragrant Jasmine plants are good for anxiety.

    Is Jasmine plant poisonous to dogs?

    No, According to the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals. Jasmine plant is not poisonous to dogs or any other pets. When any animal, ingests a Jasmine plant that is not part of its normal diet, the animal may experience the only discomfort.

    Why is my Jasmine plant turning brown?

    The main reasons for Jasmine plant turning brown are as follows 1.Due to over watering or less watering to plant. 2.plant does not get proper sunlight. 3.Lack of Nutrient. 4.Disease infestation.

    How to protect Jasmine plant in winter?

    You can protect your Jasmine plant in winter by spreading organic mulch around the base of the plant and you can prune the leaves in case of sever winter, so they will start with new leaves and flower when the winter season is going off.

    How to trim Jasmine plant?

    Remove any dead, damaged or diseased stems. Remove tangled stems and old stems that no longer produce flowers. Remove stems that are growing away from the supporting structure. Shorten stems to keep the vine within the bounds of the trellis or arbor.

    Can we keep Jasmine plant indoor?

    Yes, you can keep it indoor near sunny windows and balcony where they will get a minimum of 4-6 hrs.of sunlight.

    Why is my Jasmine plant dying?

    Jasmine plants may die due to overwatering or lack of water in the soil. Also, disease infestation is one of the reason.

    Does Jasmine plant attract snakes?

    No, if your Jasmine is planted in the ground and they are touching to ground, then it may attracts some rodents for shelter purpose, but not snakes.

    Do Jasmine plants attract bees?

    Yes, Jasmine flower attract beneficiaries bees for pollination purpose.

    Is Jasmine plant evergreen?

    Yes, most of the Jasmine plant is popular as a semi-evergreen or evergreen plant.

    Do Jasmine plants need direct sunlight?

    Yes, Jasmine plants grow well in natural bright light. Morning sunlight of 4-6 hours a day is ideal for flowering and plant grow well in bright light for rest of the day.

    Is Jasmine plant a climber?

    Yes, in Jasmine most of the species are climber and you can grow them as a shrub also by regular pruning.

    When to trim Jasmine plant?

    The best time to trim the Jasmine plant in summer(March-June)season to give the vines time to develop growth for the next flowering season.

    Do Jasmine plants help with anxiety?

    As per the publish research Jasmine flower scent directly impacts a brain, chemical known as GABA, which results in the calming of the nerves, a soothing of anxiety and mild depression. Jasmine was also shown to be more effective than anti-anxiety meds and sleeping pills in promoting quality sleep.

    Can Jasmine plant grow indoors?

    Jasmine plant needs 4-6 hours of morning sunlight to grow and flower. So you can keep it indoor near a sunny window and balcony where they will get 4-6 hrs of direct bright sunlight.

    Does Jasmine plant need sunlight?

    Yes, Jasmine plants need 4-6 hours of morning sunlight a day.

    Is Jasmine plant annual or perennial?

    Generally, all Jasmine plants are perennial plant.

    Which Jasmine plant has the most fragrance?

    Common Jasmine (Mogra), Summer Jasmine (Jasminum officinale) have more fragrance.

    Do Jasmine plants like acid soil?

    Jasmine plant prefers a soil pH(6.1 to 7.5) So slightly acidic is good for Jasmine. But dont plant it around plants that prefer more acidic soil types.

    Do Jasmine plants need lots of water?

    Yes,Jasmine plants need a lot of water, especially when they are in bloom. It is best to always keep the soil slightly moist and make sure your pot should have drainage hole. Water the plant when top soil (1-2 inches) feels dry to touch.

    Can Jasmine plant survive winter?

    Yes, Jasmine plant will survive in winter, the optimum temperature is 15 to 23 degrees celsius. The plant will go in dormancy in winter and again it will come with new leaves and flowers in the spring(February-March).

    How to care Jasmine plant?

    You can take care of your Jasmine plant by providing, minimum 4-6 hours of morning sunlight and well-drained, fertile and nutrient rich soil. Apply 3 cup(approx.150ml) of water when the top soil (1-2 inch) in the pot feels dry to touch. Apply organic fertilizer once a month except in October and November. For any insect attack or disease, you can use Neem oil, Eucalyptus oil or Citrus oil spray for primary treatment.

    Is Jasmine plant indoor or outdoor?

    Jasmine plant are outdoor plant and it requires minimum 4-6 hours of sunlight.

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