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Cultural Details for Vitex agnus-castus

Common Name:

Growth Rate:

Average Mature Height:

Average Mature Width:

Flower Details:
3-6" long panicles from the ends and leaf axils of the current season's growth, June-September.

Fruit Details:
Small drupe of little consequence

Fall Color:
no interesting fall color

Bark Details:
grayish, blocky.

Disease / Insect Problems or Resistance:

Native Habitat:

Other Features:
Interesting foliage texture and summer flowers

Culture and Care:
Moist, well-drained, loose soil in full sun. Cut back to live wood in early spring.

This plant was blooming:
6/21/2010 - 8/13/2010
8/17/2007 - 8/31/2007

Plantings of this cultivar at Boone County Arboretum:
Bed 190

    The information on this page may have come from one or more of the following sources:
  • Dirr, Michael. Manual of Woody Landscape Plants. Stipes Publishing. 1998.
  • Hightshoe, Gary L. Native Trees, Shrubs, and Vines for Urban and Rural America. John Wiley & Sons. 1988.
  • North Carolina Extension Plant Fact Sheets.
  • University of Connecticut Plant Database.