Source: Jasmine / Motia Flower in English, Ayub Agricultural Research Institute, Faisalabad, Pakistan.
How to Grow Arabian Jasmine at Home
Jasmine is one of the most popular floral fragrances in the world, and for good reason. It has a sweet, woody smell that is sure to please. If you’re thinking of incorporating jasmine into your home scenting repertoire, know that growing it at home is not as difficult as you may think. In this blog post, we will show you how to grow Arabian jasmine at home, step by step. From planting to harvesting and everything in between, you will have everything you need to enjoy this beautiful flower in your home.
What is Arabian jasmine / Motia Flower in English?
Arabian jasmine (Jasminum sambac) is a shrubby, evergreen tree that grows up to 10 meters tall. The flowers are white and pink with a purple center. They are usually in clusters of 3-5 and last for about three weeks. The fruit is a small red berry.
The Arabian jasmine is native to the Middle East, where it grows in dry, sandy desert areas. It can be grown as an indoor plants or outdoors in partial sun or shade. It needs regular water and fertilization, and can take cold winters well.
How to grow Arabian jasmine at home
If you’re looking to grow your own jasmine flowers, there are a few things you need to do first. First of all, find a sunny spot in your yard or garden where the soil is well-drained and has plenty of organic matter. Once you have found your planting spot, add some potting soil and water the area well. Next, purchase a jasmine plant from your local garden center or nursery. When planting the jasmine plant, make sure that the ground around it is filled in with at least 1 inch of fresh dirt. Finally, keep an eye on your jasmine plant throughout the growing season and be prepared to repot it once it reaches 8 inches in height.
Tips for harvesting and caring for Arabian jasmine
1. Carefully prune back the stems of your jasmine plants in late winter/early spring to promote new growth.
2. Fertilize your plants every two weeks with a balanced organic fertilizer during the growing season.
3. Water your plants regularly, but do not over water them as this will encourage root rot.
4. snip off any browning or dead flowers as they will decrease fragrance and yield respectively.
5. Protect your jasmine (Motia Flower in English) from frost by covering it with a layer of mulch in the fall or winter.
If you’re thinking of growing jasmine flowers in your home garden this year, read on for the best tips on how to do it! Growing jasmine is not as difficult as it may seem, and with a little bit of preparation, you can have beautiful blooms peeking out from your plants in no time. Follow these simple steps and soon enough you’ll be enjoying the aroma of jasmine all spring long!