Vitex agnus-castus

Chaste Tree

Small tree with pale lilac flowers in upright panicles. Attractive grey-green aromatic leaves. 9ft tree/shrub. Or can be cut to the ground every spring and grown as a 4ft herbaceous perennial. Is an 'anaphrodisiac', reducing sexual desire. It is reported to have been sprinkled on monks food for obvious reasons

Hardiness:Hardy
Plant Type:Tree
Growing Condition:Dry sun
Season:Summer
Season:Early summer
Good For:Wildlife Friendly
Good For:Long Blooming
Good For:Fragrance
Good For:Foliage
Flower Colour:Lavender
Foliage Colour:Grey-green
Germination:Sow in autumn, overwinter outdoors, germinates in spring. Or mix seed with damp vermiculite, keep warm 3 weeks, put in fridge 6 weeks, then sprinkle mix on compost and put in cool light place

Seed

Soak overnight. Sow shallowly and keep cold three months. Or just sow outside in autumn
20 seeds per pack (approx).

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*Seed numbers are approximate.

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