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

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