Plant Care Jasminum Sambac

Jasminum Sambac

3.8 out of 5 (5 experiences)

Jasminum Sambac has a Blooms easily plant personality Blooms easily
Jasminum Sambac has a Browns easily plant personality Browns easily

Also known as

Arabian Jasmine, Arabian Jasmine, Mohle Flower, White-Flowered Indian Jasmine and Sampa Gita

Taxonomy

Jasminum sambac
Jasminum
Oleaceae
Lamiales

How to care for Jasminum Sambac

💦 Water

How often to water your Jasminum Sambac

Water needs for Jasminum Sambac
0.5 cups
every 9

Jasminum Sambac 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 Jasminum Sambac

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
☀️ Light

Finding light for Arabian Jasmine in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Jasminum Sambac: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Jasminum Sambac love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

Jasminum Sambac does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Jasminum Sambac in your home 🏡.

🪴 Nutrients

How to fertilize Jasminum Sambac

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Jasminum Sambac: 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 Jasminum Sambac after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

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💡 FAQs
⭐ Difficulty Level

Jasminum Sambac is generally considered an easy-to-care-for plant and makes a great choice for beginners!

Benefits of Growing Arabian Jasmine →

Common Arabian Jasmine Problems →


💦 Water Needs

Jasminum Sambac prefers for the soil to dry out between waterings and should be watered regularly. Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

Arabian Jasmine Water Frequency →

Arabian Jasmine Root Rot →


☀️ Sunlight Needs

Jasminum Sambac requires abundant, bright and direct light. Place it less than one foot from a window to ensure it receives enough light to survive 💪. Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement in your home 🏡.

Arabian Jasmine Light Requirements →

Arabian Jasmine Direct Sunlight Needs & Tolerance →


🐶 🐈 👶 Toxicity

Greg does not have confirmed data on this plant’s toxicity. If you, a family member, or a pet consumes plant material of unknown toxicity, it’s always best to consult a medical professional.

If you or someone else ingested this plant, call Poison Control at US (800) 222-1222. If a pet consumed this plant, contact your veterinarian or the ASPCA at US (888) 426-4435.

Arabian Jasmine Toxicity to Cats →


💨 Humidity

Jasminum Sambac doesn’t require additional humidity. Plants absorb most water through their root system rather than their leaves, so the best way to provide humidity for your plants is through watering the soil.

Arabian Jasmine Humidity Needs →


🪴 Soil

Jasminum Sambac does best in well-draining soil. A good soil will contain lots of organic matter such as coco coir as well as perlite or vermiculite to help with drainage. Adding a handful of perlite to regular store-bought potting soil should do the trick!

Best Soil Mix for Arabian Jasmine →

When and How to Successfully Repot Arabian Jasmine →


💩 Fertilizer

Jasminum Sambac should be repotted after it doubles in size or once a year, whichever comes first. Fresh potting soil has all the nutrients your plant needs, so as long as it’s refreshed yearly, you shouldn’t need to use fertilizer. Remember, plants get their energy from sunlight, not fertilizer!

How Much and When to Fertilize Arabian Jasmine →


🌎 Native Region

Jasminum Sambac is native to Eurasia, Africa, and Oceania.


⬆️ ⬇️ Growth Pattern

Jasminum Sambac will branch off as it grows. To encourage branching, pinch off the newest growth at the tip and the stem will branch off into two.

How and When to Prune Arabian Jasmine →


🌦️ Growing Outdoors

USDA Hardiness Zone
Jasminum Sambac can be grown outdoors in USDA Hardiness Zones 9a-11b. Find your local hardiness zone here.

Arabian Jasmine Temperature Tolerance →


🧐 Troubleshooting

When troubleshooting a sad-looking houseplant, start by checking for signs of distress in its leaves, such as yellowing, browning, or drooping, which can indicate overwatering or nutrient deficiencies.

Inspect the soil moisture; too dry or too wet soil can cause problems.

Ensure the plant is getting the right amount of light, as too much or too little can stress it.

Finally, consider environmental factors like temperature and humidity, and adjust care routines accordingly to revive your plant.


Care Summary for Jasminum Sambac

Jasminum Sambac

Jasminum Sambac


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 1ft 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.

What other plant parents say

Jasminum Sambac has a Blooms easily plant personality Blooms easily 2
Jasminum Sambac has a Browns easily plant personality Browns easily 1
Jasminum Sambac has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower 1
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The smell of these blossoms is positively unmatched. They’re so fragrant and though they drop quickly after blooming, you can smell them from a block away 🤩

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