Chaste Tree, Official (Vitex agnus-castus), packet of 50 seeds, organic
Family: Vervain (Verbenaceae)
Hardy to Zone 6 to 9
(Monk’s Pepper) Woody perennial bush to small tree to 15 feet tall, native to the Mediterranean. The leaves and flowers exude exotic aromas. Traditional use (TWM): anaphrodisiac, breast health. Plant prefers sun to part shade, dryish soils, and withstands drought. Scarify seed lightly on sandpaper, then sow in pots. Cover seed with 1/4 inch of soil, tamp firmly and keep evenly moist and warm until germination, which takes about 18 days. Work up seedlings in pots for a year or two before transplanting to landscape at a spacing of at least 15 feet apart.
50 seeds/pkt, Certified Organically Grown