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I have moved to a new house. The garden is west facing. The jasmine is wirery and poor looking but some leaves are green. the stems are approx 4 m long. It did not flower much last summer.
What should I do? Thank you

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  • Posted: Thu. 29th March 2012 17:54

Re: Jasminum Stephanese

Reply from Kathy C

Given that it is wiry, I would guess it hasn't been pruned regularly. It doesn't require much in the way of hard pruning, but old shoots should be removed after flowering. Only other thought is even thought the garden is west-facing, is it getting enough sun? They really want a lot of sun to flower well. Also, they are just on the border of being hardy - any chance they could be getting frost damage?
Kathy C

  • Posted: Thu. 5th April 2012 16:40