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How to grow Queen of Night - How to Care for Raat ki Rani - Night Blooming Jasmine

Note: Plant may slide differ as shown in the image. The Cestrum nocturnum is known as night-blooming Cestrum, night-blooming jasmine, night jasmine, night-scented jessamine, night jessamine, the lady of the night, queen of the night, Raat ki rani, Raatraani or Raatriraani, Night Queen, Hasna Hena Hasnuhana. This sprawling shrub has glossy, smooth, simple leaves, vine-like stems.

Raat Ki Rani, Raat Rani, Night Blooming Jasmine – Plant

Cestrum nocturnum common names include night-blooming jessamine , night-blooming jasmine , night-blooming cestrum , and raatrani , is a species of Cestrum in the plant family Solanaceae the potato family. It is native to the West Indies , but naturalized in South Asia. The flowers are greenish-white, with a slender tubular corolla 2—2. A powerful, sweet perfume is released at night. The fruit is a berry 10 millimetres 0. There is also a variety with yellowish flowers.

I have just come across this post while searching for Raat ki rani plant care and tips. You said,"The plant after flowering will need dead heading of flowers and trimming to get plenty of healthy blooms. I purchased mine recently and was already at the stage of flowering. Need some cutting tips. I am so greedy for more flowers.

Queen of Night or our commonly known raat ki raani is a fragrant flowering bush. Also known as Night blooming jasmine, night scented jessamine or the cestrum nocturnum flowering bush can grow in all climates and is an evergreen flowering bush. Hence people are advised against planting these plants in their homes. It is not the smell of the plant the snake is attracted to, it is rather the insects that are attracted to the strong, far-reaching smell of its flowers. Flowers develop fragrance to attract pollinators, and snakes eat pollinators, so in a way they are attracted to the tree. They make a habit of visiting the plentiful source of food.

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I am growing one for the first time in Pennsylvania USA zone 6b. I found it at my local farmers market. It smells wonderful! Friend from work just gave me this plant By the time I left work kept it under the desk everyone was asking "what's that smell?? Afraid to let this thing grow This species is a large, coarse, rangy, and rather dowdy looking woody shrub.

Mehta August 12, Continue reading below to learn details on growing night blooming jasmine plant from cuttings and seeds and how to take care of this vine. Queen of night plant or night blooming jasmine Botanical or Scientific name: Cestrum nocturnum is a perennial shrub which produces tubular white blooms, that emit intense, romantic, intoxicating and heavenly smell in night. In some countries, it is classed as a weed. It can be grown outdoors in USDA hardiness zones 9 through 11 and as a houseplant in other zones. In zones 8 and lower ones, it will freeze and die, but will come back the next season. This plant is vigorous and fast-growing.

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  1. This attracts snakes and since it is dark if we approach the plant we are bound to be taken by surprise should there be a snake prowling for.

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