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Can anybody identify this plant please. (Jasmine)

Hi if anyone can shed any light identifying and the care necessary would be most grateful https://www.flickr.com/photos/8822808@N06/

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throughstream,

Hello and welcome. Unfortunately your link is not working for me. Can you please check it and make any necessary corrections.

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Re: Hi im new to bonsai care can anybody identify this plant

throughstream wrote:Hi if anyone can shed any light identifying and the care necessary would be most grateful https://www.flickr.com/photos/8822808@N06/
Welcome to the forum,

It is very difficult to see much at all in that picture, [url=https://www.helpfulgardener.com/forum/viewtopic.php?t=3557]Please read this and offer as much info as possible.[/url]

You make no mention of how long you have had it [nor where you got it, Or where you keep it.]
It appears to me from its growth that it is getting less light than it used to [and perhaps would prefer more, You give no indication of where in the world you are but it might do better outside if you are having summer at the moment....Details needed on that please..:D]

I cannot tell what it is for certain, But there are a few things it is not IMO: Ficus, Natal plum, Serrissa, Juniper [Obviously-lol]

Perhaps others can offer more... 8)

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Identifying

Hi sorry ill try and get a better picture having to use my camera phone. Details wise, the plant is brand new I purchased it sun 10th from Devon which is south of england and now it is at uni with me in bristol (known for its wet weather) at the moment I put it against the widow (indoor) cant put it outside, with all the leaves pointing towards the light, it can get quite sunny when not raining :P. I got some automatic bonsai feeder which is just on a drip system. I am not sure how much to water so i watered about a 1/4 of a small cup so the soil was slightly moist I do it once a day ?????. The soil and pot came with it and it just says foliage plant on the side of the pot, it looks healthy as far I can see. The leaves are a green oval shape with a small sharp point on the end, they seem to come off the stem in a bunch of three? [url=https://img516.imageshack.us/my.php?image=dsc00059aa8.jpg][img]https://img516.imageshack.us/img516/2015/dsc00059aa8.th.jpg[/img][/url]Anyother questions I will be happy to help with.
Manythanks
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Re: Identifying

throughstream wrote:Hi sorry ill try and get a better picture having to use my camera phone.
Please do :).
Details wise, the plant is brand new I purchased it sun 10th from Devon which is south of england and now it is at uni with me in bristol (known for its wet weather) at the moment I put it against the widow (indoor) cant put it outside, with all the leaves pointing towards the light, it can get quite sunny when not raining :P. I got some automatic bonsai feeder which is just on a drip system. I am not sure how much to water so I watered about a 1/4 of a small cup so the soil was slightly moist I do it once a day ?????.
Your watering is not effective at all, Please read the stickys at the top of the forum.

Start with this one and do follow the links within them please: https://www.helpfulgardener.com/forum/viewtopic.php?t=1479

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Hi thanks for the reply, i think i get the general gist of watering i think ill try and do what is said about watering till water runs out the bottom doing it twice the second time after 15min in the morning, then in the evening time doing the two waterings again, does this sound about right. Here is a few more pics sorry don't have a good camera.
Many thanks Dave

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throughstream wrote:Hi thanks for the reply, I think I get the general gist of watering I think ill try and do what is said about watering till water runs out the bottom doing it twice the second time after 15min in the morning, then in the evening time doing the two waterings again
does this sound about right.
No, The first part sounds fine....But ~

Why would you water it [additionally] in the evening?

You did not mention CHECKING to see if it would require watering in the evening.

You [and I cannot emphasize this enough] water as it requires it.

Knowing if it requires it involves checking it daily [More than just the surface.]

Watering is not necessarily an everyday thing [Much less needing it twice] especially when the tree is in a peat heavy soil that retains a lot of water [It is hard to tell with the views of your soil but it is typical.] See the stickys about soil for more info on proper soil.

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many thanks any luck with species or is it super super rare and worth a fortune :p and which im subsequently going to kill
Dave

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Your welcome,

I have not had time to attempt to surf it up yet... I just know a few things it isn't..:lol:

Others will offer ideas I am sure.

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Your tree is a Jasmine Grandiflorum. My mom has one. It took me a while to find the name but I'm 100% sure thats what it is. Heres a link and a pic of it.
https://www.meehansminiatures.com/shop/index.php?action=item&id=70&prevaction=category&previd=1&prevstart=0
Meehan's is actualy where mom got hers. It gives you some basic info there but you can easily find more now that you know what it is.

They're actualy not that rare, around here atleast, I've seen them sold as garden plants at a nursery I go to.

Tom

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Kudos to Tom for digging deep :!:

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Way to go man :D 8).

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Tom,

Thanks for the help with the ID. I'll delete my previous as it is causing scrolling anyway.

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No problem guys :D . I knew what it was the name just slipped my mind and took me a while to find.

My moms is planted in regular potting soil and is doing just fine. She has done nothing to it and it's still alive and well so Dave you should do just fine with it.

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Thanks Tom and every1 helping, mine looks quite bushy compared to the pics but yes it looks very similar in all other ways. Its producing buds where the previous owner clipped it. Hope it all goes well will let you know if it doesn't.
Many Thanks
Dave

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