Plant Care Vitex Agnus-Castus
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Vitex Agnus-Castus

Also known as

Chaste tree, Chaste tree, Chastetree, Vitex, Chasteberry, Abraham's balm, Lilac chastetree and Monk's pepper

Taxonomy

Vitex agnus-castus
Vitex
Lamiaceae
Lamiales

How to care for Vitex Agnus-Castus

Water

How often to water your Vitex Agnus-Castus

Water needs for Vitex Agnus-Castus
0.5 cups
every 9

Vitex Agnus-Castus needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.

Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

Calculate water needs of Vitex Agnus-Castus

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

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5"
Light

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Finding light for Chaste tree in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Vitex Agnus-Castus: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Vitex Agnus-Castus love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

Vitex Agnus-Castus does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Vitex Agnus-Castus in your home 🏡.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Vitex Agnus-Castus

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Vitex Agnus-Castus: repot after 2X growth

Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.

By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.

To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your Vitex Agnus-Castus after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

FAQs
Difficulty Level

Vitex Agnus-Castus is generally considered an easy-to-care-for plant and makes a great choice for beginners!


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Care Summary for Vitex Agnus-Castus

Vitex Agnus-Castus

Vitex Agnus-Castus


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 1ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

Based on the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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