How to grow Vitex trifolia

Vitex trifolia grow and care – shrub to small tree of the genus Vitex also known as Simpleleaf chastetree, Vitex trifolia perennial evergreen or deciduous used as ornamental hedge plant or medical plant, can grow in tropics, subtropics or mediterranean climate and growing in hardiness zone 10+.

Leaves color green, can be variegate with white or purple in the bottom of the leaf, the leaf in ovate shape.

Vitex trifolia flower

Flower color purple the shape reminds “French maid custom” flowers grow in clusters.

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How to grow Vitex trifolia growing and care:

Well drained soil, no more than light frost

What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Seed / Vegetative reproduction

Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction?

Difficulties or problems when growing:

Recommended planting season?
Spring, summer, autumn

Pests and diseases:

Pruning season:
Autumn / Winter

How to prune:
Just for desgin

Size of the plant?
2-4 m, 6-12 feet

Growth speed in optimal condition:
Medium growing

Water requirement:
Average amount of water / Big amount of water

Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full Sun / Half Shade

Is it possible to grow indoor as houseplant?

Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:

Blooming information

Bloom season:
Spring / Summer

General information about the flower:
Purple flower the shape reminds “French maid custom” flowers grow in clusters

Scientific name:

Vitex trifolia

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