For incredible, elegant Ornamental Shrubs and Trees, you can't go wrong with the outstanding selection of Chaste Trees (Vitex) from Nature Hills Nursery! These powerhouse plants deliver bountiful, fragrant blooms all summer long in a striking blue-violet color!
Native to western Asia and southern Europe, the aromatic gray-green fine-textured palmately-shaped foliage contrasts well with the light-to-dark bluish-lilac terminal flower spikes, including some white varieties and pink flowering Chaste trees!
Featuring a fast growth rate, and open, airy growth habit, Chaste trees do great in most of North America. These plants are sun-tolerant and provide shade and character to your landscape!
The tiny fragrant flowers are clustered along each terminal flower spike and last for a very long time from spring to summer. In some climates, it will rebloom in the fall. The blooms are very long-lasting and are incredible pollinator and Hummingbird-friendly blossoms!
Versatile Chaste Trees!
The Chaste trees in our inventory are available as single-stem trees, multi-stem trees, and in shrub form. The difference between them is purely aesthetic!
Single-Stem: One stem emerges from the ground, then branches near the top. This is the traditional 'tree' look.
Multi-Stem: Three or more stems are either planted in close proximity or emerge from the soil line. Upper branches may weave together in a clump form.
Shrub: Many stems emerge with branches close to the ground to form a bushy profile, often remaining shorter than tree forms.
You can often achieve a tree or shrub-like appearance by pruning your Chaste tree in the proper way.
Types of Chaste Trees At Nature Hills
Chaste Trees are fantastic flowering ornamentals with fragrant blooms, and low-maintenance canopies and thrive in more Xeric conditions. Casting light shade and offering up fragrant lilac-blue blooms for your landscape, pollinators and cut flower bouquets!
Chaste trees are also used in some supplements for women's health and more!
Front yard landscaping & foundation hedges and anchors
Backyard shade & accents
Pollinator and hummingbird-friendly blooms
Great cut flowers
Soften building corners
Backdrops & hedges
Choose a dwarf Blue Puffball™ for a compact ball shape that's covered in deep sky-blue spires. Use it as a garden border or in pots to flank your front door.
The Shoal Creek Chaste Tree offers dappled shade to a pollinator garden
with multiple stems that lend an airy, graceful look.
Pair a Crème
de la Crème™ White Chaste Tree with a Blue Didley™ Chaste Tree for a sophisticated layered look that elevates a manicured yard or a wildly informal landscape!
Create a vibrant hedge with the Pink Pinnacle™ for lush privacy and screening! Or use First Editions® Galactic Pink® Chaste Tree as a dramatic backdrop to your landscaping beds and borders!
Chaste Tree Care
Thriving in USDA hardiness zones 5-10, all Chaste trees and shrubs do well in everything from alkaline conditions to slightly acidic, to average garden soil to Mediterranean conditions!
Full Sun plants
Ensure well-drained soil to prevent root rot
Provide moderate regular moisture
Water moderately at the roots to prevent leaf spot
Top the root zone with 3-4 inches of mulch
Deadhead after flowering
Blooms on new wood - Prune in early spring
Pruning Chaste Trees
Clip spent flower heads to keep a clean look to the plant. This will also encourage a rebloom to occur. This mindful task can be quite relaxing, and it's never a chore to get close up to these fragrant plants!
Lightly prune limbs, before you see new growth in early spring, by cutting back to the point that they originate from on the trunk. Cut back as much as 1/3rd of the entire canopy height in a season to control height, keeping in mind Chaste blooms on new wood.
Order Chaste Trees Today!
However you use this lovely tree or shrub variety in your landscape, we know you'll appreciate its great looks!
Order your Chaste Vitex Tree for sale at NatureHills.com's complete online garden center today!