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Crape Jasmine Single Big Petals – Fragrance Flower

Original price was: ₹50.00.Current price is: ₹25.00.

Crape Jasmine Single Petal, scientifically known as Tabernaemontana divaricata, is a beautiful flowering plant renowned for its delicate, white, star-shaped blossoms with single big petals. This enchanting shrub belongs to the Apocynaceae family and is native to regions across Asia, including India, China, and Southeast Asian countries.

Crape Jasmine Single Big Petals Description:

  1. Maximum Growth Size – 1 – 15 meters in ideal conditions
  2. Plant Type – Outdoor
  3. Watering Periods – once every two days during summer and once a week during winter
  4. Optimal Temperature – 65°F to 85°F (18°C to 29°C)
  5. Flower Colour – White
  6. Fertilization – Crape jasmine (Tabernaemontana divaricata) plants should be fertilized every 3–4 weeks during the growing season (spring to fall) with a balanced, water-soluble fertilizer that’s high in nitrogenThis promotes vegetative growth and blooming. During the dormant winter period, reduce the frequency of fertilization.

 

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Crape Jasmine Single Petal, scientifically known as Tabernaemontana divaricata, is a beautiful flowering plant renowned for its delicate, white, star-shaped blossoms with single big petals. This enchanting shrub belongs to the Apocynaceae family and is native to regions across Asia, including India, China, and Southeast Asian countries.

The striking feature of the Crape Jasmine lies in its large, solitary petals that adorn each bloom, creating an exquisite contrast against its dark green, glossy foliage. Each flower emits a sweet, intoxicating fragrance, which intensifies during the evening, attracting nocturnal pollinators like moths and bats.

Crape Jasmine typically blooms profusely during the warmer months of the year, adding a touch of elegance and charm to gardens, parks, and landscapes. Its resilience to various soil types and climates, coupled with its low maintenance requirements, makes it a popular choice among gardeners and landscaping enthusiasts.

In addition to its ornamental value, Crape Jasmine holds cultural significance in many Asian countries. In India, for instance, the flowers are often used in religious ceremonies, garlands, and decorations during festivals and auspicious occasions. They are also believed to possess medicinal properties in traditional Ayurvedic practices, used to treat ailments ranging from fever and inflammation to skin disorders.

Despite its beauty and cultural importance, it’s worth noting that parts of the Crape Jasmine plant contain alkaloids that can be toxic if ingested. Therefore, it’s essential to handle the plant with care, especially if there are children or pets around.

Overall, Crape Jasmine’s single big petals, coupled with its sweet fragrance and cultural significance, make it a cherished addition to gardens and landscapes, captivating admirers with its timeless beauty and charm.

Ideal Conditions

Crape Jasmine, also known as Tabernaemontana divaricata, is a beautiful flowering plant native to India and Southeast Asia. Here are the ideal conditions to grow Crape Jasmine with single big petals:

  1. Climate: Crape Jasmine thrives in warm to tropical climates. It prefers temperatures between 65°F to 85°F (18°C to 29°C). It can tolerate slight fluctuations in temperature but doesn’t do well in extreme cold.
  2. Sunlight: Crape Jasmine requires plenty of sunlight to bloom profusely. Ideally, it should be placed in a location where it receives at least 6 hours of direct sunlight daily. However, it can also tolerate partial shade, especially in hot climates.
  3. Soil: Well-draining soil is crucial for the healthy growth of Crape Jasmine. A mixture of garden soil, sand, and organic compost works well. The soil pH should be slightly acidic to neutral, ideally between 6.0 to 7.0.
  4. Pruning: Regular pruning helps maintain the shape of the plant and encourages new growth and flowering. Prune after flowering to remove dead or overgrown branches. You can also pinch back the tips of the branches to promote bushier growth and more flowers.
  5. Humidity: Crape Jasmine appreciates moderate to high humidity levels. If you’re growing it indoors, mist the foliage occasionally or place a tray filled with water and pebbles beneath the pot to increase humidity around the plant.
  6. Propagation: Crape Jasmine can be propagated from stem cuttings taken in spring or summer. Use a rooting hormone to improve the success rate of rooting. Place the cuttings in a well-draining potting mix until roots develop.

Watering Periods

Crape Jasmine prefers consistently moist soil but not waterlogged conditions. Water the plant deeply whenever the top inch of soil feels dry to the touch. During the growing season, which is usually spring to early fall, increase watering frequency.

Fertilization

Feed Crape Jasmine with a balanced fertilizer during the growing season to promote healthy growth and abundant flowering. Use a slow-release fertilizer or liquid fertilizer diluted to half-strength every 4-6 weeks.

Pests and Diseases

Keep an eye out for common pests like aphids, mealybugs, and spider mites. Treat any infestations promptly with insecticidal soap or neem oil. Ensure good air circulation around the plant to prevent fungal diseases.

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Crape Jasmine Single PetalCrape Jasmine Single Big Petals – Fragrance Flower
Original price was: ₹50.00.Current price is: ₹25.00.

Availability: 3 in stock