What fertilizer does a jasmine need?

shelby_njJune 7, 2006

I bought two jasmine plants from Home Depot. I have placed it on my deck. It is continuously blooming. What do I feed it?

Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo

What kind of jasmine? Many plants go by that name -- is it a jasminum sambac, a cestrum nocturnum, or a murreya paniculata, for instance?

I'm guessing it's the first, so:

Regular fertilizing of a bloom-booster or fert for acid loving plants will keep it going and keep the leaves from turning yellow from chlorosis.

You can try pellets, like osmocote, if you don't want to deal with adding fertilizer to your watering can.

Just remember, less is better than too much, even with a hungry feeder like jasmine!


    Bookmark   June 8, 2006 at 12:06PM
Sign Up to comment
More Discussions
What michelia is this?
I was at a nursery and saw this michelia with some...
Maggie (Vancouver, BC 8a)
Lilac identifications
Hi all, Last year I purchased what I thought were two...
Pruning Jasmium sambac
A couple of years ago, I got a cutting of a Jasminum...
Blooming in May
The thread is open :-)
Sourcing Chinese/Japanese Wisteria
Hi All, I could use some guidance from you experienced...
© 2015 Houzz Inc. Houzz® The new way to design your home™