Plant Care Madagascar Jasmine

Madagascar Jasmine

Also known as

Stephanotis, Stephanotis, Madagascar jasmine, Waxflower, Hawaiian wedding flower and Bridal wreath


Stephanotis floribunda

How to care for Madagascar Jasmine


How often to water your Madagascar Jasmine

Water needs for Madagascar Jasmine
0.5 cups
every 9

Madagascar Jasmine 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 Madagascar Jasmine

Water 0.5 cups every

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Finding light for Stephanotis in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Madagascar Jasmine: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Madagascar Jasmine love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Madagascar Jasmine does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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How to fertilize Madagascar Jasmine

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

Care Summary for Madagascar Jasmine

Madagascar Jasmine

Madagascar Jasmine

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 1ft from a window


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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