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Once a weekFull sunDeer resistantSpring to summer
  • Fragrant Blooms: Star Jasmine produces an abundance of star-shaped white flowers with a captivating fragrance, attracting pollinators and adding a sensory experience to the garden.
  • Glossy Evergreen Foliage: The vine features glossy, dark green leaves that provide a lush, attractive backdrop year-round.
  • Vigorous Climber: This vigorous vine can quickly cover trellises, arbors, and fences, adding vertical interest and lush greenery to various garden settings.

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The Star Jasmine Staked Vine, scientifically known as Trachelospermum jasminoides, is a versatile evergreen vine that brings a delightful fragrance and year-round beauty to gardens. Known for its glossy green leaves and star-shaped white flowers, this plant is perfect for trellises, fences, and container plantings. Its vigorous growth and enchanting scent make it a popular choice for enhancing vertical spaces in the garden.

Growth rate: Fast growth rate; mature height of 10-20 feet and width of 3-6 feet.

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Pruning: Prune after flowering to maintain shape and control growth. Regular pruning can help manage its vigorous growth and keep it looking tidy.

Fertilization: Apply a balanced, slow-release fertilizer in early spring to promote healthy growth and abundant flowering.

Winter Protection: In colder regions, provide winter protection by mulching around the base of the plant and covering it during frost periods to protect the roots and foliage.

Plant in well-drained soil enriched with organic matter. Dig a hole twice as wide and as deep as the root ball. Place the vine in the hole, backfill with soil, and water thoroughly. Provide a trellis or support for the vine to climb. Space plants 3-6 feet apart to allow for proper air circulation and growth.

Water regularly during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Once established, it is moderately drought-tolerant. Star Jasmine prefers full sun to partial shade, thriving in areas with at least 6 hours of direct sunlight daily.

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Zones 8-11

Star Jasmine thrives in USDA grow zones 8-11, where it can tolerate a range of temperatures from mild winters to hot, humid summers. It performs best in well-drained soil and can adapt to both full sun and partial shade, making it versatile for various garden settings.

Frequently Asked Questions

Star Jasmine can grow to a substantial size, making it a versatile plant for various landscaping uses. Here are the specifics about its mature size:

Climbing: When supported by a trellis, fence, arbor, or other structures, Star Jasmine can climb and reach heights of 15 to 20 feet or more.
Ground Cover: If used as a ground cover, it will spread horizontally rather than climbing, usually reaching a height of 1 to 2 feet.

Spread: As a ground cover or when allowed to spread naturally, Star Jasmine can cover an area 5 to 10 feet wide or more, depending on the space available and growing conditions.

By understanding its growth potential, you can effectively plan where to plant Star Jasmine in your garden or landscape to achieve the desired coverage and aesthetic effect.

Star Jasmine has a moderate to fast growth rate under optimal conditions. Here are some specifics about its growth:

Annual Growth: On average, Star Jasmine can grow 12 to 24 inches per year.

Optimal Conditions:
Sunlight: Full sun to partial shade encourages faster growth. Aim for at least 6 hours of direct sunlight daily.
Soil: Well-drained, fertile soil rich in organic matter supports healthy growth.
Watering: Regular watering, especially during the establishment period, helps maintain steady growth. Ensure the soil remains consistently moist but not waterlogged.
Temperature: It thrives in warm, temperate climates (USDA zones 8-11).
Support Structures: If grown as a climber, providing a trellis, fence, or arbor can help it spread more quickly and achieve vertical growth efficiently.

By providing the right care and conditions, you can maximize the growth rate of Star Jasmine and enjoy its lush foliage and fragrant flowers more quickly.

The best place to plant Star Jasmine is in an environment that meets its growing needs and enhances its beauty and fragrance. Here are the ideal conditions and placements for planting Star Jasmine:


Full Sun to Partial Shade: Star Jasmine thrives in full sun to partial shade. It performs best with at least 6 hours of direct sunlight each day. In hotter climates, some afternoon shade can be beneficial to prevent the foliage from scorching.


Well-Drained Soil: Plant Star Jasmine in well-drained soil. It can adapt to various soil types, including sandy, loamy, and clay soils, but good drainage is essential to prevent root rot.

Soil Quality: While it can tolerate poor soil conditions, amending the soil with organic matter, such as compost, can improve growth and health.

Air Circulation:

Good Air Flow: Ensure the planting site has good air circulation to reduce the risk of fungal diseases and promote healthy growth.


Consistent Moisture: Star Jasmine prefers consistently moist soil, especially during the establishment period. However, avoid waterlogged conditions.

Landscape Use:

Vertical Structures: Plant near trellises, arbors, fences, or walls to train the vine to climb and create vertical interest. Ensure the support structure is sturdy enough to hold the mature weight of the plant.

Ground Cover: Use Star Jasmine as a ground cover on slopes, embankments, or garden beds to control erosion and create a lush, green carpet.

Containers: Grow Star Jasmine in large containers for patios, decks, or balconies. Provide a small trellis or allow it to trail over the edges.

Proximity to Living Areas:

Fragrance: Plant near outdoor living spaces such as patios, decks, or windows where the delightful fragrance of its blooms can be enjoyed.

Sheltered Locations: In colder regions, choose a sheltered spot to protect Star Jasmine from harsh winds and frost. Mulch around the base to insulate the roots during winter.

By planting Star Jasmine in these ideal conditions, you can ensure it thrives and adds its beautiful, fragrant blooms to your garden or landscape.

To determine how many Star Jasmine plants you need for your space, you should consider the planting area and the intended use of the plants. Here are some guidelines to help you calculate the number of plants needed:

Ground Cover:
Spacing: Star Jasmine can be spaced 3 to 6 feet apart when used as a ground cover. For faster coverage, use closer spacing; for more gradual coverage, use wider spacing.
Calculation: Measure the total area you want to cover in square feet. Divide the area by the spacing square footage.

Vertical Coverage:
Trellises, Fences, Arbors: If planting along a vertical structure, space the plants 3 to 4 feet apart.
Calculation: Measure the length of the structure. Divide by the spacing distance.

Container Planting:
Single Plant per Container: Typically, one plant per container is sufficient. Choose the number of containers based on your desired layout.

Mixed Plantings:
Spacing: For mixed plantings, consider the mature size of Star Jasmine and other plants. Spacing can vary based on the design, but typically 3 to 4 feet apart is a good guideline.

By following these guidelines, you can determine the number of Star Jasmine plants needed to achieve your desired coverage and aesthetic effect in your landscape.

Star Jasmine can benefit from a trellis or other support structure, but whether it needs one depends on how you intend to use it in your landscape. Here are some considerations:

Climbing and Vertical Growth:
Trellises, Arbors, and Fences: If you want Star Jasmine to grow vertically, a trellis, arbor, fence, or other support structure is necessary. The vine will naturally twine and climb as it grows, covering the structure and creating a lush, green vertical display.
Training and Support: Regularly tie the stems to the support as they grow, guiding the plant to cover the desired area. Use garden ties or soft twine to secure the stems gently.

Ground Cover:
No Support Needed: If you are using Star Jasmine as a ground cover, it does not need a trellis. Instead, it will spread horizontally, creating a dense, low-growing mat. This is ideal for covering slopes, garden beds, or large areas.

Container Planting:
Optional Support: When grown in containers, Star Jasmine can be trained to climb a small trellis or allowed to trail over the edges of the pot. A trellis can help create a more structured look, while trailing growth offers a cascading effect.

Mixed Plantings:
Support as Needed: In mixed plantings, you can provide support if you want the vine to climb other plants or structures. Otherwise, it can sprawl naturally among other ground covers and perennials.

By considering your specific landscape needs and how you want to use Star Jasmine, you can decide whether a trellis or other support structure is necessary.

Star Jasmine is a versatile plant that can be used in various ways to enhance your landscape. Here are some different uses for Star Jasmine:

Climbing Vine:
Trellises and Arbors: Train Star Jasmine to climb trellises, arbors, or pergolas. This creates a beautiful vertical accent and provides shade and privacy.
Fences and Walls: Use it to cover unsightly fences or walls, adding a lush, green backdrop with fragrant flowers.

Ground Cover:
Slope Stabilization: Plant Star Jasmine on slopes or embankments to help control erosion. Its dense growth habit helps hold the soil in place.
Garden Beds: Use it as a ground cover in garden beds to create a lush, green carpet. It helps suppress weeds and adds texture and interest to the landscape.

Container Planting:
Patio and Deck: Grow Star Jasmine in large containers or hanging baskets on patios, decks, or balconies. It can trail over the edges or be trained to climb supports in the container.
Indoor Plant: In cooler climates, you can grow Star Jasmine in a container and bring it indoors during the winter months.

Hedges and Borders:
Low Hedge: Plant Star Jasmine in a row to create a low, informal hedge. Regular pruning will keep it neat and compact.
Edging: Use it along pathways or garden borders for a fragrant and attractive edging.

Mixed Plantings:
Companion Plant: Combine Star Jasmine with other flowering plants, shrubs, or trees to add fragrance and beauty to mixed plantings. It pairs well with other climbers, ground covers, and perennials.

Pergolas and Gazebos:
Shade Structures: Train Star Jasmine to cover pergolas or gazebos, providing shade and a pleasant fragrance during blooming seasons.

Decorative Form: Train Star Jasmine to grow flat against a wall or fence in an espalier pattern. This decorative form adds a unique and artistic touch to your landscape.

Privacy Screen:
Vertical Greenery: Use Star Jasmine on a trellis or fence to create a living privacy screen. Its dense foliage helps block views and adds a green barrier.

By incorporating Star Jasmine in these various ways, you can enhance your landscape with its beauty, versatility, and delightful fragrance.

Planting Star Jasmine involves several steps to ensure it establishes well and thrives in your garden. Here’s a step-by-step guide:

Materials Needed:
Star Jasmine plant
Compost or well-rotted manure
Watering can or hose


Choose the Right Location:
Select a site with full sun to partial shade.
Ensure the area has well-drained soil.
If planting near a structure, provide a trellis or support for the vine to climb.

Prepare the Soil:
Dig a hole twice as wide and as deep as the root ball of the Star Jasmine plant.
Mix the excavated soil with compost or well-rotted manure to improve soil fertility and drainage.

Remove the Star Jasmine from its container, gently loosening the roots if they are bound.
Place the plant in the center of the hole, ensuring the top of the root ball is level with the surrounding soil.
Fill the hole with the soil-compost mixture, pressing down gently to eliminate air pockets.

Water the plant thoroughly after planting to help settle the soil around the roots.
Continue to water regularly, keeping the soil consistently moist but not waterlogged, especially during the establishment period (first growing season).

Apply a 2-3 inch layer of mulch around the base of the plant, extending out to the drip line.
Mulch helps retain soil moisture, regulate soil temperature, and suppress weeds.
Keep the mulch a few inches away from the stem to prevent rot.

If planting near a wall, fence, or trellis, gently tie the vine to the support structure with garden ties or soft twine.
Guide the vine as it grows, securing it to the support to encourage climbing.

After the plant is established, you can feed it with a balanced, slow-release fertilizer in the spring to promote healthy growth.
Follow the fertilizer package instructions for application rates.

Prune the plant as needed to maintain its shape and control its size.
Light pruning can be done throughout the growing season, while more significant pruning is best done in late winter or early spring before new growth begins.

By following these steps, you can successfully plant and establish Star Jasmine in your garden, ensuring it thrives and adds beauty and fragrance to your landscape.

Star Jasmine thrives best in warm, temperate climates. Here are the ideal climate conditions for this plant:

USDA Hardiness Zones: Star Jasmine is best suited for USDA hardiness zones 8-11. In these zones, it can grow outdoors year-round.

Temperature: Star Jasmine prefers temperatures ranging from 60°F to 85°F (15°C to 29°C). It can tolerate brief periods of colder temperatures down to about 10°F (-12°C) with proper protection, but prolonged freezing temperatures can damage the plant.

Sunlight: This plant thrives in full sun to partial shade. It performs best with at least 6 hours of direct sunlight each day but can tolerate some afternoon shade, especially in hotter climates.

Humidity: Star Jasmine prefers moderate humidity levels. It can tolerate drier conditions once established, but consistent moisture levels, especially in the soil, help it thrive.

Soil: Well-drained soil is essential for Star Jasmine. It prefers slightly acidic to neutral soil, rich in organic matter. The plant can tolerate a variety of soil types, including sandy, loamy, and clay soils, as long as there is good drainage.

Rainfall: Regular rainfall is beneficial, but Star Jasmine is also somewhat drought-tolerant once established. Ensure consistent watering during dry periods to keep the soil moist but not waterlogged.

By providing these ideal climate conditions, you can ensure that your Star Jasmine thrives and adds its beautiful, fragrant blooms to your garden.

Winterizing Star Jasmine is important to protect it from cold temperatures and ensure it thrives in the following growing season. Here are some steps to winterize Star Jasmine:

Watering: Before the first frost, water the plant deeply. Moist soil retains heat better than dry soil, helping protect the roots. Reduce watering during the winter, but ensure the soil does not completely dry out.

Mulching: Apply a thick layer of mulch (2-4 inches) around the base of the plant. Mulch helps insulate the soil, maintaining a more consistent temperature and protecting the roots from freezing. Use materials such as straw, bark chips, or compost.

Pruning: Prune the plant lightly in late fall to remove any dead or damaged branches. Avoid heavy pruning, as this can stimulate new growth that may not harden off before winter. Major pruning should be done in late winter or early spring.

Protection from Frost: In areas prone to severe frost, consider covering the plant with burlap or frost cloths during particularly cold nights. Remove the coverings during the day to allow sunlight and air circulation.

Container Plants: If you have Star Jasmine in a container, move it to a sheltered location, such as a garage or an unheated greenhouse, to protect it from freezing temperatures. Ensure the container is insulated to protect the roots.

Temperature Considerations: Star Jasmine is hardy in USDA zones 8-11. In colder zones, additional protection is necessary, such as bringing the plant indoors or providing a heat source.

By following these steps, you can help ensure your Star Jasmine survives the winter and remains healthy for the next growing season.

Star Jasmine typically blooms from late spring through summer. Here are some details about its blooming period:

Bloom Time: The main blooming period for Star Jasmine is from late May to early August, depending on the local climate and growing conditions.

Duration: The flowers can last several weeks, providing a long-lasting display of fragrant, star-shaped white flowers.

Optimal Conditions: For the best blooming results, plant Star Jasmine in a location with full sun to partial shade and ensure it receives regular watering, especially during dry periods.

By providing the right care and conditions, you can enjoy the beautiful and fragrant blooms of Star Jasmine throughout the late spring and summer months.

Our Process

We have perfected packaging and shipping plants & trees! That is why we DO NOT use any third-party fulfillment like most other online retailers. Your trees go straight from our farm to your door, safely packaged by our team of seasoned professionals. Our process ensures your plants leave our facility and arrive to your door in the best condition possible!