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Scientific Name: Gardenia jasminoides
Pronunciation: gar-DEEN-yuh jazz-min-oh-EYE-deez
Common Name: gardenia
Family Name: Rubiaceae
Plant Type: Flowering pot plant, Shrub - deciduous
Key ID Features:
Course(s): HORT 1193/1293

Habit: Upright
Form: Oval - vertical
Texture: Medium - coarse
Mature Size:
Height:5 - 7m
Spread:2 - 3m
Hardiness Rating: Zone 9: (-7 to -1 C)
Soil/ Growing Medium:
Water Use: Moderate
Landscape Uses: Fragrance, Indoor plant
Additional Info: Google Images
Leaf Morphology:
Form: Simple
Arrangement: Opposite
Texture/ Venation: Leathery
Surfaces: Lustrous
Colour in Summer: Dark-green
Leaf(let) Terms:
Shapes: Elliptic, Ovate
Apices: Acute
Bases: Attenuate
Margins: Entire

Inflorescence Type: Flowers solitary
Flower Morphology:
Corolla Shape:Salverform
Colour (petals): White
Flower Scent: Fragrant
Flower Time at Peak:
Additional Info: Double

Fruit Type:
Fruit Colour:
Fruiting Time:
Bark or Stem Colour:

Propagation: Stem tip cuttings
Plant Care:
Optimal Temp.: High indoor temperature
Light Level:High indoor light level
Other:Susceptible to various stresses, causing flower bud drop.
Pest Susceptibility: Aphids or adelgids, Mealybugs, Mildew, Mites, Root rot, Scale insects, Thrips, Diptera - true flies
(GNH) GreeNHouse
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