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Jasminum nudiflorum AGM

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Characteristics

Plant type

Shrub

Habit

Clump-forming

Resilience

Hardiness

H5 (hardy - cold winter)

Colour

Flower

Yellow in Spring and Winter

Foliage

Dark Green in Autumn, Spring and Summer

Size

Ultimate height

1.5-2.5 metres

Ultimate spread

1.5-2.5 metres

Time to ultimate height

5-10 years


Preferred common name

winter jasmine

Family

Oleaceae


Jasminum are evergreen or deciduous shrubs, many climbing by twining stems bearing usually pinnate leaves, and star-shaped white, pink or yellow flowers, which are sometimes very fragrant. Fruit a black berry

J. nudiflorum is a medium-sized deciduous shrub with long, arching branches. Leaves small, trifoliate. Flowers to 2.5cm in width, bright yellow in winter and spring

Other common names

  • winter-flowered jasmine

Synonym(s)

  • Jasminum sieboldianum

How to grow

Sunlight

  • Full sun
  • Part shade

Aspect

  • East-facing, North-facing, South-facing or West-facing
  • Sheltered

Cultivation

Grow in well-drained soil in a sheltered position in sun or partial shade

Soil

  • Well-drained
  • Acid, Alkaline or Neutral
  • Chalk, Clay, Sand or Loam

Propagation

Propagate by layering or semi-hardwood cuttings

Suggested planting locations and garden types

Wall-side Borders, Ground Cover, Low Maintenance or Coastal


How to care

Pruning

Pruning group 2

Pests

Aphids and mealybugs may be a problem

Diseases

Generally disease free