Arabian jasmine (Jasminum sambac)
Arabian jasmine (Jasminum sambac) is a climber that can grow 3m – 8m tall and 50cm – 1.5m wide. In this growing guide we’ll learn the cultivation details and how to plant Arabian jasmine (Jasminum sambac).
This plant has several common names including: Arabian jasmine, mohle flower, white-flowered Indian jasmine, zambac or sampa gita.
This is a evergreen plant that takes 5-10 years to reach full maturity.
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Common name: Arabian jasmine, mohle flower, white-flowered Indian jasmine, zambac, sampa gita
Scientific name: Jasminum sambac
Plant type: Climbers, Conservatory & Greenhouse
Height: 3m – 8m
Spread: 50cm – 1.5m
Sunlight: Partial shade
Moisture: Moist but well drained
Garden type: Patio & Container Garden
Other characteristics: RHS Award of Garden Merit
Versatile and decorative, climbing plants can make great contributions to creative garden designs.
Their rambunctious branches complement other plants and adorn structures with flowers and foliage.
Climbers are often used as a backdrop for other plants or are grown on pergolas to provide shade and height for the garden.
You can also create focal points by interweaving them through trees, pyramids and pillars, or train them on a trellis to form partitions between different areas of the garden.
How to plant
In this section we will learn how to plant Arabian jasmine (Jasminum sambac), know its needs in terms of soil, watering and sun exposure.
Arabian jasmine (Jasminum sambac) is a plant that grows in loam conditions. As for pH, it is a plant that grows ideally in soils with pH neutral pH.
Regarding drainage, Jasminum sambac likes to grow in moist but well drained soil.
Arabian jasmine (Jasminum sambac) should be grown in partial shade places.