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6th January 2021. In line with the current government lockdown rules, Burncoose Nurseries is closed to visitors. However at present we are able to offer click and collect to local customers. This will be weekdays only, not weekends. Mail order is continuing as normal. However please allow extra time for the couriers to deliver, once despatched from us. Sorry to say that some depots are experiencing high volumes of traffic, also staff shortages.


Another shrub with a rich history of uses in medicine, proven or otherwise.

A proven attractor of butterflies.

Widespread genus of 250 species of deciduous or evergreen trees and shrubs occuring mainly in tropical regions, often in woodland or dried-up river beds.

  • Deciduous - and evergreen trees and shrubs
  • Full sun - shelter from cold drying winds in frosty areas
  • Additional Features - Good to know - - grown for their elegant foliage and tubular, 2-lipped flowers.
  • Pests & Diseases - none
  • Place of origin - tropical regions
  • Resistant to honey fungus - These plants have little or few problems with honey fungus.
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile well drained soil -
  • Wildlife - Butterfly friendly -

Buy Varieties of VITEX

VITEX agnus-castus

VITEX agnus-castus  >

Commonly known as: Chaste tree, Monk's pepper tree.
attractive spreading aromatic shrub with fragrant violet flowers in slender racemes at the end of the summer
£16.00 each
Gift Wrapping available on this plant

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