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Vitex Negundo, Nirgundi ( Black ) - Plant

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It is a multipurpose and versatile herb which is used for external application in form of oil, ointment as well as for oral administration in form of powder, leaf juice extract or water decoction.
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Sales price 349
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Plant height : 3 feet (+/- 20%)
Potted in 4 inch black polybag
Item will be shipped by 3 - 5 days
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Description for Vitex Negundo, Nirgundi ( Black )

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.

Common name Flower colours Bloom time Height Difficulty
Shephalika, Nisinda White & light blue June to August 6 to 12 feet Easy to grow

Planting and care

Vitex negundo is a deciduous Shrub growing to 3 m (9ft) by 3 m (9ft) at a medium rate.
It is hardy to zone (UK) 8. It is in flower from Sep to October. The flowers are hermaphrodite (have both male and female organs) and are pollinated by Insects.Suitable for: light (sandy) and medium (loamy) soils, prefers well-drained soil and can grow in nutritionally poor soil. Suitable pH: acid, neutral and basic (alkaline) soils. It cannot grow in the shade. It prefers dry or moist soil.

Sunlight Soil Water Temperature Fertilizer
Full sun Well-drained soils Medium 20 to 30 degrees C Apply any organic fertilizer

Caring for Vitex Negundo

    Chinese Vitex prefers warm sunny positions with a light, well drained soil. Other soil types and poor soils are acceptable, as is moist or drier soil. Some shade may be okay depending on other factors, but full shade will not produce good results. Although, the plant will tolerate temperatures to -10 C, it is best to protect it from cold, drying winds.
    It is not very hardy in climates similar to cold European winters. The seed should be sown in March or semi hardwood cutting may be taken for propagation.

Typical uses of Vitex Negundo

Special features: The leaves are used to repel insects in grain stores.

Culinary use: Leaves

Ornamental use: Interesting foliage and late summer flowers are attractive in shrub borders.

Medicinal use: This species is widely used in Chinese herbal medicine, it is the second most important treatment for chronic bronchitis

References

    http://www.pfaf.org/user/Plant.aspx?LatinName=Vitex+negundo http://www.robsplants.com/plants/VitexNegun http://www.missouribotanicalgarden.org/PlantFinder/PlantFinderDetails.aspx?kempercode=m860

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5 / 5 sharath 30 October 2017
Any one got black plant
5 / 5 Dhiraj Gome 03 September 2017
?What if i keep this plant in the office where it is AC? Will it survive there?
3 / 5 Rajitha Narayan 30 August 2017
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