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Star Jasmine
Scientific Name: Trachelospermum jasminoides (Lindl.) Lem.
Family: Apocynaceae
Star Jasmine (Trachelospermum  jasminoides) Recommended Temperature Zone:
sunset: 8-31
USDA: 9-10

Frost Tolerance: Hardy in Phoenix

Sun Exposure: Full sun to light shade

Origin: Chine, Korea and Japan

Growth Habits: Evergreen vine or ground cover, up to 20 feet tall (6 m), ground cover, or low shrub, up to 2 feet tall (60 cm), 4 feet spread (1.2 m)

Watering Needs: Regular water, do better in a moist, well-drained soil.

Propagation: Stem cuttings in summer

Star Jasmine has heavily scented clusters of white flowers in spring and summer (depending on the climate).

Star Jasmine (Trachelospermum  jasminoides)

Cultural Practices:
Fertilize every two months in spring and summer. Star jasmines are twiners, they will climb on low trellises, or trees. They can also be grown as bushes by pinching off the tips of stems, or as ground cover. They grow relatively fast when the conditions are adequate.

Blooming Habits:
The fragrant star-like 1/2- to 1-inch flowers comes in the spring, and are enjoyed by honeybees.

Fruiting Habits:

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