Outdoor bonsai

These are trees that, by nature, must be placed outside, ideal for balconies, gardens and terraces

Jasminum sp.

Family

Oleaceae

Origin

China

Jasminum sp.

Characteristics

Climbing shrub of deciduous. Appreciated for its flowers of yellow colour from November to February.


Location

In areas of Mediterranean climate, to be placed outside, in full sun throughout the year, shade during summer heat. In colder areas, to be protected from frost.


Watering

Abundant in summer and moderate in winter.


Fertilization

Spring and fall.

Re-potting

Every 1 or 2 years, after flowering.

Substrate

100% Akadama, mixed with 20% of volcanic gravel.


Pruning and pinching

Pruning

After flowering, trim leaving 2 pairs of leaves.

Pinching

After flowering, trim leaving 2 pairs of leaves.

Wiring

Spring.


Curiosities

Within the Jasminum genus there are about 300 species. The best known «J. officinale », climber, with white and sweetly scented flowers, is found all over the Mediterranean area, forming pergolas, under which we can enjoy its aroma on summer nights. We also have a dwarf variety of «J. nudiflorum », with small leaves and yellow flowers. There is even another species, «J. beesianum », with purple-red flowers.


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Jasminum sp.