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Vitex agnus-castus 'Shoal Creek'

SHOAL CREEK CHASTE TREE

Buy Shoal Creek Chaste Tree online. A superb selection with full, soft blue flower heads. An attractive medium shrub in the North, but a tree in the South. Bold, 12"-18", fragrant, clear-blue flower spikes in mid to late summer. Cut back hard in early spring. Late to break bud in the spring. Can be grown as a shrub or small tree.

Height:

4-8 Feet

Spread:

4-6 Feet

Hardiness Zone:

5-9

What's My Hardiness Zone?

Plant Characteristics

Bark Color*
  • Gray
Bark Type*
  • Smooth
Brand*
  • Oklahoma Proven
  • Pennsylvania Gold Medal Award Winners
Cultural Information*
  • Leaf Spot - High Resistance
  • Root Rot - Low Resistance
  • Leaf Scorch - High Resistance
  • Powdery Mildew - Moderate Resistance
Flower Color*
  • Blue
Flower Type*
  • Fragrant
Growth Habit*
  • Ornamental/Medium Growing
Growth Rate*
  • Fast
Leaf Color Fall*
  • Dark Yellow/Gold
Leaf Color Spring*
  • Green
  • Gray
Leaf Color Summer*
  • Gray
  • Green
Leaf Type*
  • Deciduous/Herbaceous
Nature Assets*
  • Attracts Hummingbirds
  • Attracts Bees
  • Deer Resistant
  • Attracts Butterflies
  • Attracts Birds
Plant Type*
  • Shrub
Preferred Planting Season*
  • Summer Planting
  • Spring Planting
  • Fall Planting
Preferred Soil Conditions*
  • Prefers Dry Soils
  • Prefers Low pH (Acidic Soils)
  • Average
  • Adapts Well to Most Soil Types
  • Low Water Use
  • Drought Tolerant
  • Tolerates Low pH (Acidic Soils)
Propagation Methods*
  • Cuttings or Divisions
Season of Interest*
  • Summer Flowering
  • Summer
  • Spring
  • Fall
  • Late Spring/Early Summer
  • Late Summer/Early Autumn
Sun Exposure*
  • Prefers Full Sun in Northern States
  • Prefers Full Sun in Southern States
Uses*
  • Landscape Specimen
  • Under Power Lines
  • Mass Planting
  • Cut Flowers
  • Wildlife Habitat
  • Rock Gardens
  • Border Plant
  • Near Water Gardens or Ponds
  • Accent Plant
 

Homeowner Growing & Maintenance

Vitex is easy to grow and adapts to most conditions. Feed once a year with a slow release fertilizer. To give your plant the best start possible, we include free fertilizer with every order.

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