Leaves Flowers |
Common name: Chaste Tree Botanical name: Vitex agnus-castus Flowers: Lavender/blue Fall color: N/A Soil moisture: Moist soil, well drained; Requires infrequent deep watering once established Growth rate: Moderate/Fast |
Minimum Planting Distances | |
from SMUD pad mounted equipment (such as a transformer mounted on a concrete pad): | 8 feet |
from a building foundation: | 6 feet |
from walks and driveways: | 5 feet |
from an air conditioner: | 3 feet |
from a fence: | 3 feet |
from a utility offset (such as an underground line, pipe or cable): | 3 feet |
from a utility overhead (such as an overhead power line): | 3 feet |
from a swimming pool: | 6 feet |
from a septic system: | 25 feet |
between trees*: | 12 feet |
* To calculate the planting distance between different size trees, add the distances between each species in the column and divide answer in half. Example: the distance between a Red Maple (large tree) and Amur Maple (small tree) is calculated: 25 feet + 15 feet = 40 feet รท 2 = 20 feet. The distance between these two different size trees should be 20 feet. |