Gardenia jasminoides <br> Cape Jasmine
Gardenia jasminoides <br> Cape Jasmine
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Gardenia jasminoides
Cape Jasmine

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$27.98
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Gardenia jasminoides                      

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Common Names: Cape Jasmine, Gardenia

Family: Rubiaceae 

Origin: China, Taiwan, Japan, and Vietnam

Height: 10” pot = 5’ 

Light: Full sun to partial shade

Foot Candles: 200 - 250+

Water: Moderately moist 

Humidity: Not required

Temperature: 12°C - 32°C

Soil: Well draining potting mix 

Container: Self-watering planter, irrigated garden bed

Nutrients: 10-20-10 to encourage flowering  

Propagation: Seed, mature stem cuttings

Interiorscape Use: Scented, showy flower

Common Pests: Mealybugs, Aphids, Spider Mites, Scale, Thrips, Whiteflies.

Common Issues: High winds and cold temperatures will cause leaf drop. Remove spent blooms to encourage more flowers. 

Comments: The flowers are both beautiful and fragrant. Will attract pollinators to the garden if placed outside. Can be grown as an indoor tropical plant. Will perform better if the soil is amended with soil acidifier. 

Toxicity:  Mild vomiting and/or diarrhea, hives. Low severity.