SelecTree: Tree Detail
CUT-LEAF CHASTE TREE
Vitex negundo 'Heterophylla'
Photo Locations: Morton Arboretum - Lisle, IL
Utility friendly tree.
Branches droop but resist breakage.
Has fragrant Flower.
Additional Common Names
CUT-LEAF CHASTE TREE, CUT-LEAF VITEX
Has Deciduous foliage.
Height: 10 - 20 feet.
Width: 15 - 25 feet.
Growth Rate: 24 or More Inches per Year.
Leaves Palmately Compound with Lanceolate Leaflets, Green, No Change, Deciduous.
Flowers Showy. Fragrant Lavender. Flowers in Spring, Summer or Fall. Has perfect flowers (male and female parts in each flower).
Black or Purple Drupe, Very Small (Under 0.25 inches), fruiting in Summer or Fall.
Shading Capacity Rated as Low to Moderately Low in Leaf.
Shading Capacity Rated as out of Leaf.
Tree Site Conditions & Constraints
USDA Hardiness Zones 6 - 9.
Exposure Full Sun to Partial Shade.
Well Drained Soil.
Clay, Loam or Sand Texture.
Acidic to Alkaline Soil pH.
Pests & Disease Information
Susceptible to Leaf Spot or Root Rot.
Health, Safety & Environmental Concerns
Root Damage Potential Rated as Low.
Special Uses & Values
Specimen or Buffer Strip.
Cite this tree:
SelecTree. "Vitex negundo 'Heterophylla' Tree Record." 1995-2018. Feb 24, 2018.
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