Vitex negundo, Nirgundi



Vitex negundo has five leaflets character which is a hardy plant. Also, required minimum care to grow.

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. The upper leaf surface is green and the lower surface is grey in color. This plant is very drought tolerant in nature

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Common Name Chaste tree, Nirgundi, Five-leaved chaste tree, or Horseshoe vitex
Maximum Reachable Height Up to 4 m
Flower Colour Purple
Bloom Time June to August
Difficulty Level Easy to grow

Planting and care

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.
Vitex negundo care

This plant is propagated by the seeds. The best suitable sowing time is the 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.

Sunlight Full sun
Watering Moderately
Soil Well-drained sandy loam soil
Temperature 20 to 30 degrees C
Fertilizer Apply any organic fertilizer

Vitex negundo special feature

Drought tolerant

Vitex negundo uses

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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