Crop: Jasmine

Crop Detail

Jasmine is known as the national flower of Pakistan it is pronounced as chambeli (Urdu) or yasmin (GIFT FROM GOD) via Arabic or it is locally called Motia, Jasmine sambac is a bushy vine or scrambling shrub with shiny dark green leaves and fragrant little white flowers. Originating in the foot hills of the Himalayas and Ganges plains, the plant was cultivated and brought to India, China, the Middle East and other regions. From there, it spread into France, Italy and the Mediterranean, and eventually it was introduced to the rest of Western Europe and Britain. Today, jasmine is grown and cultivated all over the world in its many varieties.

Since jasmine has been cultivated all over the world for its flowers and scent, there are different varieties, and each type of jasmine is associated with different meanings. In Pakistan, Jasmine is a very common plant and one can find it in any garden. Because of its attractive scent, the white jasmine symbolizes attachment and represents amiability and modesty; therefore, Jasmine was named the national flower of Pakistan.

Major/Minor Major
Temporary/Permanent Temporary
Category Agriculture Extension
Type Ornamentals
Crop Climate Title Tropical
Crop Water Method Title Irrigated
Crop Duration Perennial
Crop Economic Title Cash Crop
Crop Growing Season Kharif / Rainy / Monsoon Crops


Sucking Pests

Bud worm Mite

Chewing and Biting Pests

Blossom midge



Fungal Diseases

Root Rot

Jasmine Seed Varieties

Name Seed Rate