Plant description: This graceful yet extremely hardy tree grows fast. It can tolerate the hottest of conditions, even radiant heat. Prolific summer blooms. The chaste makes for an excellent ornamental tree and looks spectacular when lit up at night. Will also do well in a container.
Other common names: Monk's Pepper
Size (HXW): 20Ft X 20Ft
Hardiness Zones: 6-10
Sun requirement: Full sun
Water requirement: Regular water until established. Mature plants are drought tolerant.
Bloom period: Lilac scented flowers are light purple. This tree blooms over and over again all summer. The seeds have been used medicinally for thousands of years.
Planting and growing information: Plant in a sunny location in well-draining soil. Can take supplemental fertilizer shortly before bloom season. Prune to shape.