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Chaste Tree

Vitex agnus-castus

Also known as

Agnus-Castus, Hemp Tree, Monk's Pepper, Queensland Lignum-Vitae, Tree Of Chastity, Chasteberry

Full Sun
Moderate care
Light watering
Half-hardy

H7-H3

RHS hardiness

-20°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

6m

Max

6m

1.5m

Min

1.5m

10 years to reach maturity

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

This plant has a mild fragrance

Chaste Tree Overview

This deciduous shrub has an open, spreading habit and aromatic, dark green leaves. It produces panicles of fragrant small lilac-blue, dark blue or white flowers in early to mid-autumn.

Common problems with Chaste Tree

Generally Pest & Disease free

    How to propagate Chaste Tree

    Seed

    Sow between 6 - 12C in autumn or spring.

    Cuttings

    Semi ripe cuttings

    Special features of Chaste Tree

    Attracts butterflies

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