Mogra Plant Care and Requirements


Searching for something ambrosial makes eyes and mind happy. The amalgamation of white and green plants and sweet fragrant Mogra flowers will make your surroundings calm and gleeful. It is the best choice for fragrance lovers.

Mogra belongs to the Oleaceae family, and it is a native Indian plant. however, it is found in most countries.

It is an ornamental plant and the sweetly fragrant flowers are widely used for making perfumes and it has medicinal qualities as well.

Jasmin is grown as a short climber as well. Flowering happens mainly during the summers and rainy season however few flushes are common around the year.


Light Requirement For Mogra Plant:

The plant needs full sunlight for flowers to blossom however, it will get through in partial shade as well. Keep it in sunlight for 4 to 6 hours and then place the plant on the windowsill and enjoy the beauty and sweet fragrance. South-facing windows will be the best option as they get bright sunlight throughout the day.


Water requirement:

The plant needs moderate water to blossom, however adequate water is essential during flowering months. The plant cannot tolerate waterlogging and will die in no time if not taken care of properly.

Location For Jasmin Plant:

Jasmine Flower is cultivated across countries especially in South and Southeast Asia.

However, it is also found in other places like Central America, Southern Florida, Bahamas, etc.

In the Philippines, Mogra is a national flower. And is called Sampaguita and in Indonesia, it is considered as one of the three national flowers and known as Melati Putih.

Arabian Jasmine

Mogra Plant Care


Mogra is propagated by cutting the stem of almost mature wood of tenured plant. The plant can also be propagated by layering. At the time of repotting root division can be done for growth. Seeds are the less used option for propagation.


It is best to use an earthen pot of around 12 to 15 inches to grow the mogra plant however plastic pots are also suitable.

The plant needs a mixture of well-drained soil and lots of organic matter. A part of decomposed cow manure and two parts of loam soil will be the perfect mix.


Use NPK fertilizers as a Foliage spray on the leaves. And cow dunk compost to the potting soil.

Mogra plant


Is Mogra and Jasmine the same?

Jasminum sambac is the scientific name for Mogra. However, other names are Arabian Jasmine and Motiya or Mogra in India.

How many types of Mogra plants are there?

There are 10 major variants available in India Common Jasmine, Arabian jasmine, Yellow Jasmine, Star Jasmine, White Jasmine, Cape Jasmine, night-blooming jasmine, Wild jasmine, Royal Jasmine, and Primrose Jasmine. Out of these 10. Arabian Jasmine, the night-blooming jasmine, and the Royal Jasmine are the most fragrant of all.

The royal jasmine has medicinal properties and is used in Ayurveda for herbal medicines.

Does Jasmine do well in full sun?

Jasmine plant grows well in sunny and partially shaded areas. Place Jasmine plant outside in direct sunlight for 4 to 6 hours for the best blossom or on the windowsill inside towards the south direction for optimum light.

Which is the best smelling jasmine?

Jasmine and Night-blooming commonly are called Raat ki rani are the two most fragrant types of jasmine. They really have a sweet and intense fragrance that can soothe and calm your senses.

How much water is required for the mogra plant?

In mogra plants keep the soil moist and well-drained however, do not overwater. An overwatered plant will die in no time. In summers keep the soil moist and let it dry before watering again, in fall months water less and keep the plant slightly dry during spring and winters.

What is the best fertilizer for the jasmine plant?

The best fertilizer for jasmine is homemade tea compost and coffee ground. However, NPK and rotted manure can also be used for best blossom.

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