dwarf growing shrub and a few species (
J. grandiflorum, J. auriculatum
etc.) are grown as climbers over pergolas and arches.
In Tamilnadu, Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka the Jasmineparticularly, J. sambac are commercially cultivated for flowers.
Jasmine are fairly hardy and drought resistant plants. In India itis grown nearly throughout the country both in the plains and in the hillsupto 10,000 ft (3333.3m)
Jasmine comes up well in both heavy as well a light types of soil,well drained loamy soils, are, however, the best.
Mullai (Jasminum auriculatum)Parimullai is the best. It is high yielding and resistant to the gall mitecaused by Acerya Jasmine a serious pest of mullai. It has also a longflowering season of 9 to 10 months (from February to December). It is aclonal selection made from the local type clone 1 – long pointed bud at Tamilnadu Agricultural University, Coimbatore.
Jathi Malli (Jassminum grandiflorum)
It is grown for its highly fragment flowers. The plants is ornamentalin appearance having long pendulous branches with dissected leave. It is