Jasminum Sambac, Mogra, Arabian Jasmine - Plant

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Mogra plant is famously known as Jasmine flower, it is one of the most beautiful and fragrant amongst all flowering plants in Asia.
  • One of the best fragrant flowering plant.
  • Provide year-round flowering.
  • Very easy to grow and care.
  • Perfect plant for outdoor garden and sunny balcony.
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    Jasminum sambac, Mogra, Arabian Jasmine Plant
     
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    5 inch (13 cm) Grower Round Plastic Pot (Black)
     

    Description for Jasminum sambac, Mogra, Arabian Jasmine

    Plant height: 5 - 9 inches (12 - 23 cm)
    Plant spread: 6 - 10 inches (15 - 26 cm)

    Jasminum sambac is a species of jasmine native to a small region in the eastern Himalayas in Bhutan, Pakistan, Karachi and neighbouring India. It is cultivated in many places, especially across much of South and Southeast Asia.
    Jasminum sambac is a small shrub or vine growing up to 0.5 to 3 m (1.6 to 9.8 ft) in height. It is widely cultivated for its attractive and sweetly fragrant flowers. The flowers are also used for perfumes and for making tea. It is known as the Arabian jasmine in English.

    Common name(s): Arabian jasmine,Tuscan jasmine,Sambac jasmine, Mogro, Moghra, Mogare, Kabok lei, Mogara,Juhi Mahli, Yasmeen or Motiya
    Flower colours: White
    Bloom time: Year-round
    Max reachable height: small shrub or vine growing up to 0.5 to 3 m
    Difficulty to grow: Easy to grow

    Planting and care

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

    • Do not overwater suddenly, check the moisture in the soil first. If too dry then apply water gradually.
    • Keep the plant in indirect bright light. Gradually move it to more bright location.
    • Do not re-pot immediately after receiving it.

    Key requirements to keep plant healthy:

     

    Sunlight: Full to partial sunlight
    Soil: Well-drained loamy or red loamy fertile soil.
    Water: Medium
    Temperature: 20 to 30 degree C
    Fertilizer: Apply any organic fertilizer.

    Caring for Jasminum sambac

    Refer our Garden Guide for detailed procedures and meanings of words related to gardening.

      • Keep the plant where it will receive Direct or indirect bright sunlight (Min. 5-6 hrs.) each day.
    Soil:
      • Use nutrient rich, well drained, well areated, and porous potting mix.

    Watering:
      • Water a plant when the topsoil in pot (5 to 8 cm) feels dry to touch.
      • Water thoroughly in the summer and reduce watering for the winter & rainy season.
      • Try to water the plants in the morning around 8-10 am.

    Application of Fertilizer:
      • Apply fertilize a plant mostly in the spring and early monsoon season.
      • Loosen the topsoil without disturbing the roots to the plant can easily uptake the nutrients and moisture.

    Re-potting:
      • When a plant outgrows in current pot, re-pot with fresh potting soil and some fertilizer.
      • Do the re-potting late evening and keep the plant in shady area for 2 to 3 days then move the plant to its required light condition.

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    Plant Protection:
    • Remove dead, infected or damaged plant parts.
    • For any insect attack or disease, you can use Neem oil, Eucalyptus oil or Citrus oil spray for primary treatment.

    Harvesting

    Year-round

    Typical uses of Jasminum sambac

    Special features: The fragrance is heavenly especially in the evenings as the flowers open after sunset and in the hot summers, the plant is in its full beauty.

    Culinary use: NA

    Ornamental use: It is used as the ornamental shrub plant.

    Medicinal use: It is considered to be an apt and biological cure for jaundice and other venereal diseases. The flower buds help in the treatment of ulcers, vesicles, boils, skin diseases and eye disorders. The leaves extract against breast tumours. Drinking Jasmine tea regularly helps in curing cancer. Its oil is very effective in calming and relaxing.

    • Note: Use only after consulting the specialist.

     

    References

    • http://agritech.tnau.ac.in/horticulture/horti_flower%20crops_malligai.html
    • https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/flowers/jasmine/growing-jasmine-plants.htm
    • http://www.gardenloversclub.com/ornamental/flowers/jasmine/growing-jasmine-plants/