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Let’s Know About Crepe Jasmine

Crepe Jasmine

Crepe Jasmine

Indeed! When someone holds a colorful bouquet or just a single bloom at any place, everyone’s reaction swing towards happiness just by looking at the bundle of joy. Also, their eyes shine differently when flowers are brought closer, they crave to inhale the natural scent of flowers. Bloom is a seat of magnet that can grab all the attention towards itself either by its beauty or by its fragrance. Through fascinating appearance or sweet smell aspects, flowers can easily conquer the place. Moreover, the majority of people place medley of flowers in their room to get rid of the pungent odor. So, whenever I talk about fragrant flowers the first name came to my mind is “Crepe Jasmine”.

Crepe Jasmine Plant

Crepe Jasmine plants

It lies in the category of jasmines. There is no doubt that we misled crepe jasmine by its name. Perhaps, it is a beautiful evergreen shrub that grows across India. Here in this content, the discussion is based on “Crepe Jasmine”.

In primitive times, every white-colored flower with a beautiful fragrance was referred to as crepe jasmine. In India, everyone calls crepe jasmine a “Chandni flower”. It is a white-colored flower and having pinwheel-shaped structure also known as a pinwheel flower. Additionally, when the stem of crepe jasmine is broken, it bleeds in the form of milky-colored fluid, hence also called milk flowers.

Crepe Jasmine blossoms like a shimmery particle in the moonlight for a whole year.

It is ideal for the gardeners to give the ultimate appearance and a wow-worthy companion for the garden.

  • Crepe jasmine is divided branched or grows up to 1.5-1.8 meters in height. It has a tremendous leaf structure with deep green color which are 15cm long and 5cm wide approx.
  • The waxy flowers of crepe jasmine can be seen on the tips of the stems. Also, it is a spring seasoned shrub that offers a good amount of white-colored blossoms for the green patches. All the flowers generate in the form of a pinwheel pattern. Additionally, it is better to plant crepe jasmine flowers with at least 3 feet gap between them.
  • The Best attribute to growing jasmine is that we can trim off the lower branches of it. So, that it can be gifted to anyone as a small tree.

Proper Care and Maintenance Nurture the growth Of Plants: -

Temperature: – The best time to grow crepe jasmine is during spring and fall. In India, these plants come up with a shiny white flower between mid-march to October.

  • It is a tropical plant, which requires a moist and warmer climate.


Sunlight requirement: – Chandani plant becomes happy when we feed it with ample sunlight. Also, their growth touches the high point when it observes proper sunrays per day.

  • In case, when they do not get enough sunlight then, their growth can be heavily affected.
  • So, the best option is to place crepe jasmine plants where they get 6-7 hours of direct shade sunlight.

Soil Type: – For crepe jasmine we require the soil which should have superior drainage characteristics.

  • If the soil is not well-drained, it can affect the entire root growth.
  • The effective PH level for the soil should lie between the 4.6 to 6 range.
  • The soil should be acidic.


Fertilizers for Jasmine: – It requires a little amount of nitrogen and phosphorous elements to grow well.

  • Superior times to use fertilizers on crepe plants are September and February

To pen down, Jasmine has nearly 200 species and is native to India. It is also used for a medicinal purpose to cure liver infections. Additionally, perfect agent to treat skin allergies and act as natural healing. It is widely used in various manufacturing industries like skincare and perfumes. It can become a tiny cute tree and versatile gift for your near and dear ones.


Interesting Fact About Crepe Jasmine: –

Crepe Jasmine plant can live for 15 to 20 years in the wild area. In addition to this, it also grows fruits called berries. The berries are ready to harvest when it turns black, which means they are ripe.