- Article number: TRASTTO01
Trachelospermum Star or Tuscany also called Yellow Star Jasmine or Trachelospermum Jasminoides Selbra is the most hardy Trachelospermum for our climate.
This climbing plant has oval leaves that are 2.5 cm long, dark green glossy leaves, in the winter green.
He can reach a height of 6 meters and become as wide as heights. Will not everyone have in mind with this beautiful climber, pruning is also allowed, this is possible in the early spring.
However, due to the fairly slow growth, pruning will certainly not be a regular recurring job.
However, the climber can also be used as a ground cover in a sunny location.
If the branches get damaged then they secrete a white milky substance.
The delicious fresh-sweet-scented flowers are cream yellow in color, which later turn yellow to yellow.
The exuberant flowering period is from the beginning of June to the end of September. The flowers are tubular wide flared at the end.
This Tuscan jasmine was chosen as the plant of the year in 2009 at the leading Italian fair!
If a long, warm summer is present, fruit will appear in the form of 20 cm long pods (not edible) after flowering.
This species can be planted in the ground, but can also be kept in a tub on a balcony.
In the winter, be cautious with watering. And from the spring a small amount of manure can be given every month until September.
Winter hardiness zone 8b (-8ºC).