Chameli (Jasmine) flower is a genus of shrubs and vines & is best known for its fragrance. Jasmine has over 200 varieties. This flower is beautiful as well as fragrant.
Chameli is easy to care for. You can grow it indoors or outdoors according to your preference. It is a 365 days flowering plant. Jasmine is used in many beauty products and other products because of its beautiful smell.
If you are someone who is wondering how to grow the chameli plant at home. This article will help you dive deep into its growing and caring requirements.
Table of Content
- Best time to grow chameli plant
- Chameli flower season
- How to grow the Chameli plant from cutting?
- Requirement for growing Champa Plant
- Champa Plant Care
- Benefits of Chameli Plant
Best Time to Grow Chameli Plant?
Chameli is easy to grow in any condition Humid, Sunny, or Shady. The best time to grow chameli is spring to autumn.
Chameli Flower Season
Chameli flower season starts from early spring (March) to late autumn (November). It is an evergreen flowering plant that gives out beautiful white flowers.
How to Grow Chameli Plant From Cutting?
- Take a 5-6 inch long stem from a healthy plant.
- Remove the leaves.
- Now dip that stem in the soil in your pot
- Keep that pot in indirect sunlight.
- In 2-4 weeks it will start to grow new leaves
Soil is the most important part when it comes to any plant or tree. Jasmine can grow in porous and moderately fertile soil. You can blend this soil with fertilizers, and garden soil in a pot.
These are a few of the best potting soil for flowering plants which you should definitely try:
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Divine Potting Mix
Sunlight helps plants to grow and bloom. So as much sunlight it takes, it will grow rapidly. If you are growing it indoors then keep it where the plant can get indirect sunlight for at least 4-6 hours.
Jasmine plant best grow in moist soil. Do not over-water it. Just keep its soil moist. Water it frequently when needed. When you see the upper soil level is dry then water it.
Climate plays a major role in growing any plant or flower. The best temperature for growing the Chameli plant is 15-32 degrees Celsius.
Plants also need nutrients and other things while growing and fertilizers play a major role in it. You can get organic fertilizers from the market.
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How to Care for Chameli Plant
It is very important to Trim Chameli Plants is very much important for their growth. After blooming always trim it a bit so that it grows well. Trim its dead leaf and branches.
Chameli Plant not Flowering
It can happen due to 2 main reasons: one being keeping it water deprived (drought stress) or inadequate fertilzer.
Other reasons include Lack of sunlight and pruning it at the wrong time of the year.
Sometimes insects and spiders get stuck to plants. They can harm the plants. So in that case one should spray powerful water by the pipe.
Chameli is a robust flowering plant which is why it needs a good amount of sunlight. For the best results, it should be kept in a location that gets at least 6 hours of sunlight.
But should stay under shade during harsh afternoon sunlight.
For proper chameli plant care, the plant should be watered in such a way that it should be given enough space to dry out between waterings.
If you allow the soil to be continuously wet, it will lead to overwatering and the roots of the plant will start to rot and ultimately die.
Benefits of Chameli
- Chameli is very beneficial in different things like the tender of the leaf is chewed by Dental pain. It is also useful for mouth ulcers.
- It is also used for skin problems and wound healing.
- Jasmine oil is used as hair oil.
Frequently Asked Questions
Yes, Chameli & Jasmine are same. Chameli is one of the popular Hindi names for Jasmine.
No, Chameli & Mogra are not same. Chameli is Jasmine, while Mogra is Arabian Jasmine.
I hope this article has helped you get a better insight into growing the chameli flower plants from cutting and how to care for it.
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