Plant Care Night-blooming jessamine

Night-blooming jessamine

Also known as

Night-blooming jasmine, Night-blooming cestrum and Raatrani

Taxonomy

Cestrum nocturnum
Cestrum
Solanaceae
Solanales

How to care for Night-blooming jessamine

Water

How often to water your Night-blooming jessamine

Water needs for Night-blooming jessamine
0.5 cups
every 9

Night-blooming jessamine needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.

Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

Calculate water needs of Night-blooming jessamine

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
Light

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Finding light for Night-blooming jessamine in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Night-blooming jessamine: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Night-blooming jessamine may have difficulty thriving, and will drop leaves 🍃, without ample sunlight.

Place it less than 3 feet from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

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Nutrients

How to fertilize Night-blooming jessamine

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Night-blooming jessamine: repot after 2X growth

Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.

By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.

To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your Night-blooming jessamine after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

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Care Summary for Night-blooming jessamine

Night-blooming jessamine

Night-blooming jessamine


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 3ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

Based on the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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