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Asian Jasmine

Trachelospermum asiaticum

Asian Jasmine

Introduction

Asian Jasmine is originally from Southeast Asia and is made up of climbing or twining plants. They are moderately frost hardy and grow in full sun to full shade. Asian Jasmine has oval leaves 1-2 inches long they are glossy and dark green. It has a compact habit and will grow prostrate on the ground or cling to a wall. Asian Jasmine can grow in a variety of situations which is why it is often seen planted in many landscape.

Use and Management

Use Asian Jasmine as a ground cover, planted in front of foundation plantings as a filler to add curvilinear form to typical straight or formal beds. Can also be used to stabilize slopes too steep for mowing, should be used in conjunction with jute mesh or a soil stabilizing fabric and single-ground hard wood mulch.

Planting

  • Available in 2”, 4”, 6” pots or 1 gal containers (4” and 1 gal containers, most common)
  • Suggested plant spacing are:
  • 6” to 9” OC for 2” or 4” pots
  • 12” to 18” OC for 6” or 1 gal containers
  • Plant in triangular spacing

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