jasmine not flowering

please advise on why my trachelospermum jasminoides has not flowered since potting, south west facing with it's back to by koi pond


  • ItalophileItalophile Posts: 1,647

    Is it newly planted, Koigirl?

  • DaintinessDaintiness Posts: 949

    I can't even see buds on mine yet this year. They need to be in a very sheltered warm situation and the weather has not been great (gross understatement) so far this year. How big is the plant/pot. Have you fed the plant ? You say its back is to a koi pond - is this a raised pond and it is growing against it?

  • KoigirlKoigirl Posts: 4

    the size of the pot is 14", pond is raised but the jasmine has an area away from the pond wall, been planted over 18 months, some of the leaves are discoloured, plant gets a feed every other day

  • DovefromaboveDovefromabove Central Norfolk UKPosts: 42,870

    Every other day? image  What of?

    Gardening is cheaper than therapy, and you get tomatoes. 
  • KoigirlKoigirl Posts: 4

    water every other day and once a week with a tomato feed

  • ItalophileItalophile Posts: 1,647

    Definitely overfeeding it, Koigirl. Mine, in only a slightly larger pot, gets a feed in spring and that's it. Mine is only watered every day when it hits 40C. I'd cut back heavily on feeding and on watering.

  • DaintinessDaintiness Posts: 949

    Agree with the above. What is it growing against if not the pond. How sheltered is it?

  • K 9K 9 Posts: 10

    my potted  jasmine suth west facing watered once weekly fed once fortnightly with tomato feed, grows quite well ,new shoots but loses lots of leaves after they turn yellow and then brown, it flwers ok too.

  • KoigirlKoigirl Posts: 4

    thank you for the assistance, will cut back on the watering and feed


  • Mine is three years old and has grown to just over two foot, it has healthy looking leaves but it's never flowered.. Is this normal and it's against a south facing wall in a pot 

  • ItalophileItalophile Posts: 1,647

    They can take a while to get going, Michele, but three years is stretching things. How big is the pot? What is the feeding and watering regime?

  • Mine has only recently flowered as of a few days ago. I think it's going to flower a lot later than it should by all accounts this year. 

  • After reading people's comments I think my pot is too small. I will transfer it to a larger pot and see what happens. Thank you for your comment.

  • CallahowCallahow Posts: 2

    The leaves of my Jasmine are yellowing and I have had no flowers, It is set into the ground. What could be the problem

  • ItalophileItalophile Posts: 1,647

    Has it had any fertiliser? Mine has a liking for rose fertiliser in spring and a couple of times throughout the year.

  • CallahowCallahow Posts: 2

      Thank you I will try that, No I didnt put any fertilizer on it to date.

  • ItalophileItalophile Posts: 1,647

    That's more than likely the problem.

  • My jasmine has not flowered once in 3 years, it's grown about 7 foot with plenty leaves but still no flowers
  • my jasmine is partly shaded in ground, growing very well up the fence. Two years ago it was full of flowers. This year and last year it only has a few flowers on.

    I feed it occasionally with miracle grow and water regularly in summer.


  • mo juddmo judd Posts: 1

    I have the same problem - mine has been in the ground for 3 1/2 years - this year it is really healthy with lots of foliage  but no buds as of now - I haven t fed it and it is in an area that gets an even amount of sun & shade - but does get blown quite a lot from the wind.

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