How to grow jasmine from cuttings and seeds indoors?

Jasmine is a beautiful flowering plant and also know as mogra in India. we can grow jasmine easily from cuttings in small pots or containers. It belongs to the Oleaceae family, and this flowering plant will increase the beauty of your garden. The small white flower of jasmine looks very beautiful, and they don’t need a lot of care so now we start with its planting process.

How to get cuttings?

Cuttings can be taken from a big jasmine plant and always get some healthy cuttings but not thick ones. Make sure that every cutting size is about 6-8 inches and does not have any disease. Remove all the leaves from cuttings which allow the cuttings to grow fastly. After making jasmine cuttings ready, put the cuttings in water for few hours because it will help in the fast development of roots.

cuttings in water

Soil selection and pot preparations to grow jasmine from cutting

Any type of pot or container is recommended to grow jasmine. You can grow two or three cuttings easily in an average 8 inches pot and multiple cuttings can be grown in a big pot or container.

Make the best soil mixture with 60% cocopeat, 30% sand and 10% organic compost. The moisture level is vital for jasmine; that’s why it’s essential to use cocopeat because it can easily maintain moisture in your soil for a long time which is very important for the growth of roots.

soil mixture in a pot

Planting process

Rooting Harmon or honey is essential for the root production of jasmine. But we highly recommend using honey, but if it’s not available, then you can use rooting hormones. But with the use of honey cuttings will grow up fastly and it would be healthy than others.

Now remove a tiny layer of cutting from the bottom and dip it in rooting hormone or honey about 1 inch, and now plant it in the pot. Make sure to put the cuttings about 2 inches in the soil, and at the end, water the pot very well through any tool.

cuttings in water and pot

After almost ten days small cuttings will start growing, and maybe a few of them also begin producing flowers.

How to grow jasmine from seeds?

Seeds selection to grow jasmine

Different varieties of jasmine seeds are available in the market. Now a days night blooming variety of jasmine is trending. After making the best seed selection fill a glass or bowl with water and put your seeds in it for 24 hours. To grow seeds, make sure that you have an average temperature varying from 25-30 degrees Celcius.

In early spring, seeds can be harvested from a big jasmine plant, and these seeds can grow up easily in small pots or containers. We can do the seedling in pots or on the ground, but you need to do seedlings in pots for better results.

jasmine seeds in hand

Soil preparation and pot selection

Seedlings can be done in small disposal glass or small pots. Make a soil mixture with 40% cocopeat, 20% cow dunk or compost, and the remaining 40% local garden soil. Mix it very well and fill up your seedling mediums with that, and now you can easily put your seeds in it.

Seedling process

Before the seedling process, makes sure to dip the seeds in water for almost 24-48 hours, after this time interval, remove the upper layer of seeds and now put these seeds in your selected medium. Put the seeds nearly 1 inch deep, and the minimum distance should be at least 2 inches between every seed. For the germination of jasmine seeds, the optimum temperature is about 30 degrees Celcius.

After almost five days seeds will start germination, but home seeds will have less than 60% germination ratio, but market seeds will be strong, and they will be having a good germination ratio.


After almost 20-30 days, these seedlings will grow up to 4-5 inches, and it’s the perfect time for transplanting your seedlings. Transplanting can be done in pots or on the ground also. Prepare the pot with the same soil mixture used for the seedling process and put these seedlings softly in it and make sure to water it well.

Sunlight is required at every stage and put the plant at any place where it gets about 5 hours of sunlight easily.

Irrigation requirements

Maintained Moisture level is required for better growth of plant and it’s just possible with the use of cocopeat and you can water jasmine plant after every two or three days according to the soil conditions.

Fertilizers for jasmine

Many chemical fertilizers can be used for jasmine growth and production but we recommend to use organic fertilizers. Orgnic compost should be mixed in the soil mixture and it can also be used three to four times in a year and make sure to water it well after adding fertilizers. During flowering season liquid fertilizers can be used to gain more flowers from jasmine.

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