Plant Care Asian Jasmine

Asian Jasmine

4.5 out of 5 (4 experiences)

Asian Jasmine has a Browns easily plant personality Browns easily
Asian Jasmine has a Survivor plant personality Survivor

About Asian Jasmine

Asian Jasmine is a popular houseplant 🌿 that is isn’t challenging to grow and needs regular watering to thrive. They do best in long-lasting, direct light ☀️ and should be less than 1 foot from a window.

Plant parents describe this plant as browning easily and being a survivor with a whopping 385 being grown with Greg around the world. Check out the reviews below for more details!🌟

Asian Jasmine likes soil that is well draining. You may want to supplement with a gentle, organic fertilizer throughout the peak growing season.

Asian Jasmine belongs to the Trachelospermum genus, and is native to China, India, Japan and Korea.


Trachelospermum asiaticum

Also known as

Asiatic jasmine, summer sunset asian jasmine and Dwarf Asian Jasmine

How to care for Asian Jasmine

💦 Water

How often to water your Asian Jasmine

Water needs for Asian Jasmine
0.5 cups
every 9

Asian 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 Asian Jasmine

Water 0.5 cups every

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

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☀️ Light

Finding light for Asian Jasmine in your home

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

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

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

Asian Jasmine does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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

🪴 Nutrients

How to fertilize Asian Jasmine

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

💡 FAQs
⭐ Difficulty Level

Asian Jasmine is generally easy to care for, though some plant parents report facing challenges with growing it. Check out the reviews down below to read more about their experiences!

Benefits of Growing Asian Jasmine →

Common Asian Jasmine Problems →

💦 Water Needs

Asian Jasmine 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.

Asian Jasmine Water Frequency →

Asian Jasmine Root Rot →

☀️ Sunlight Needs

Asian Jasmine 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 🏡.

Asian Jasmine Light Requirements →

Asian 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.

💨 Humidity

Asian Jasmine 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.

Asian Jasmine Humidity Needs →

🪴 Soil

Asian Jasmine 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 Asian Jasmine →

When and How to Successfully Repot Asian Jasmine →

💩 Fertilizer

Asian Jasmine is a fast growing plant and may deplete the nutrients in its soil over time. Replenish them with a gentle organic fertilizer or compost every 1-2 months depending on your location and season. Fertilize more often during the growing season and in warmer and brighter climates.

🌎 Native Region

Asian Jasmine is native to southern and eastern Asia.

🌦️ Growing Outdoors

USDA Hardiness Zone
Asian Jasmine can be grown outdoors in USDA Hardiness Zones 7a-11b. Find your local hardiness zone here.

Asian Jasmine Temperature Tolerance →

🌱 Propagation

🧐 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 Asian Jasmine

Asian Jasmine

Asian 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.

What other plant parents say

Asian Jasmine has a Browns easily plant personality Browns easily 2
Asian Jasmine has a Survivor plant personality Survivor 2
Asian Jasmine has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower 2
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leaf-1 34 Plants
xp 966 XP

I’m hoping it will bloom next year

Browns easily Browns easily
Survivor Survivor
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leaf-1 7 Plants
xp 122 XP
globe Fort Collins, CO

it’s leaves are so colorful and different. It’s a difficult plant, but worth every effort to try.

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leaf-1 19 Plants
xp 615 XP
globe El Paso, TX

It’s beautiful and a good grower but very touchy and can get stressed and drop its leaves.

Fast grower Fast grower
Survivor Survivor
Browns easily Browns easily
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leaf-1 45 Plants
xp 451 XP
globe El Paso, TX

It’s beautiful and the colors are always amazing.

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