please help me with my night blooming jasmine, it is unhappy

losfelizdirtJuly 30, 2011

I have a sad night blooming jasmine. usually these things just explode. but this one doesn't like it. it doesn't get as much sun as my other ones have. growth is spindly, a few blossoms but nothing spectacular, leaves seem brown, eaten up, curled in. Here are some pics. Any suggestions?

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mehitabel(z6 MO)

Could be mites or some other bug. Can you move it into the sun? Cestrum loves hot sun and lots of water.

I would cut all the ugly off, give it plenty of water and let it re-grow. Cestrum resprouts from cutbacks very easily. Hopefully the new growth will be more attractive. Misting with the hose several times a day speeds up the resprouting.

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