Vitex Negundo, Nirgundi Seeds - 0.5 Kg Seeds
Description for Vitex Negundo, Nirgundi Seeds
Vitex negundo, commonly known as the Chinese Chastetree, five-leaved chaste tree, or horseshoe vitex, is a large aromatic shrub with quadrangular, densely whitish, tomentose branchlets. This plant can grow up to 4-meter height. Plants bear a purple showy flower year round and the inflorescence is terminal and axillary. Fruits are small black color berry.
This plant has compound leaves which consist of five leaflets. Upper leaves surface is green and lower surface is the grey color. This plant is very drought tolerant in nature.
|Common name||Flower colours||Bloom time||Height||Difficulty|
|Chaste tree, Nirgundi, Five-leaved chaste tree, or Horseshoe vitex||Purple||June to August||Up to 4 m||Easy to grow|
Planting and care
This plant is propagated by the seeds. Best suitable sowing time is monsoon season. Grow well in full to partial sunlight. You can plant into the pot or container using the potting mix as the soil, coco peat, and vermicompost.
|Full sun||Well-drained sandy loam soil||Moderately||20 to 30 degrees C||Apply any organic fertilizer|
Caring for Vitex Negundo
- Watering should be done early in the morning if the soil is dry.
- Avoid overwatering.
- You can prune the plant in the spring season to maintain the bushy.
Typical uses of Vitex Negundo
Special features: Drought tolerant
Ornamental use: This plant is used for the ornamental purpose.
Medicinal use: This plant can use to treat anti-inflammatory, anti-bacterial, and analgesic and used for rheumatic conditions, bruises, injuries, sprains, sores, and skin infections.
Note: Use only after consulting the specialist.
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