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CUT-LEAF CHASTE TREE
Vitex negundo 'Heterophylla'

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Photo Locations: Morton Arboretum - Lisle, IL

General Notes

Utility Friendly Tree Utility friendly tree.

Branches droop but resist breakage.

Has fragrant Flower.

Family: Verbenaceae

Additional Common Names

CUT-LEAF CHASTE TREE, CUT-LEAF VITEX

Tree Characteristics

Rounded Shape.

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. Oct 15, 2018.
< https://selectree.calpoly.edu/tree-detail/vitex-negundo-heterophylla >

This tree is not part of the SelecTree Nursery Connection. If you would like to see this tree listed, or know of a nursery that sells it, please contact us at ufei@calpoly.edu.