Shoal Creek Chaste Tree

Vitex agnus-castus 'Shoal Creek'

An improved cultivar that blooms in dense terminal clusters of fragrant violet flowers over an extended season. Shrubby habit develops into a small tree over time with a wide open canopy and aromatic gray-green foliage. Thrives in heat. An exceptional patio tree or specimen tree for smaller landscapes. Deciduous.
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6 - 9

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Full sun

Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.


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Botanical PronunciationVI-teks AG-nus KAYS-tus
Average Size at MaturityLarge shrub or small tree; quickly reaches 12 ft. tall and as wide.
Bloom TimeSummer
Deciduous/ EvergreenDeciduous
Flower AttributeFragrant, Long Bloom Season, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorPurple
Foliage ColorGray-green
Garden StyleMediterranean, Rustic
Growth HabitBushy
Growth RateFast
Landscape UseContainer, Hedge, Specimen, Coastal Exposure, Urban Garden
Light NeedsFull sun
Soil NeedsTree & Shrub Food
Special FeatureEasy Care, Tolerates Poor Soils, Waterwise, Fast Growing, Tolerates Urban Pollution, Heat Loving
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.

Provide a site with loose, well-drained soil. Water deeply and regularly during first few growing seasons to establish an extensive root system; once established, reduce frequency. Apply a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in early spring. Prune only as needed to shape.

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This Plant's Growing Zones: 6 - 9

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