Genus: Vitex

Vitex

(Vitex)
Verbenaceae
Vitex is a large, widespread genus of 250 species of trees and shrubs from mainly tropical regions. Palmate leaves are fully divided and quite ornamental in some species. 2-lipped, tubular flowers are borne at the end of stems in panicles, cymes, or racemes. Use in a shrub border, against a wall, or in a greenhouse.
Noteworthy characteristics:  Adaptable to most soils. Palmate leaves and 2-lipped flowers.
Care:  Tolerant of any well-drained soil in full sun.
Propagation: 

Propagate by semi-ripe cuttings in summer, or sow seed at 43° to 54°F in spring or fall.

Species, varieties and clutivars for genus Vitex

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Chaste tree
Vitex agnus-castus
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Chaste tree
Vitex agnus-castus var. latifolia
Problems: 

Leaf spot, root rot, and scale insects sometimes cause problems.