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Old August 4th, 2005, 06:10 PM
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mel -- I haven't had much luck with night jasmine but a friend of mine recently told me WHY this could be...

One - I always thought night jasmine was a type of jasmine.. but it's not! It's actually in the nightshade family. And what do I know about nightshade? Sooo.. She told me not to prune it all the way back but just do 'shaping' trims now and then -- particularly of any upward twining stems. THEN to get it to bloom.. Leave it alone! If you happen to be fertilizing -- stop. Apparently this is one of those plants that prefers downright crappy soil to bloom. Aha! In a nutshell - this is one of those plants you can love to death... so love it from a distance and leave it alone some.
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