vitex trifolia is easily planted using cuttings. it can also be propagated through seeds, but this is reportedly difficult.
here are pictures of the plant as posted in toptropicals.
vitex trifolia in the news:
... We are also promoting a ‘new spirit’ ideology – it’s about going green and preserving our heritage. One of the ways we are doing that is by growing and using the liligundhi tree [Vitex trifolia L] to reduce mosquitoes and dengue,” says Dana, who was awarded by Bali’s PSN, the government mosquito eradication unit, for his success in the fight against mosquito and dengue levels in his community.
... His solution is simple – grow liligundhi in a pot if you live in an apartment or in the garden if you have the space.
similar article in The Star http://thestar.com.my/news/story.asp?file=...1&sec=focus
Balinese people in Sanur are claiming major success in planting a mosquito repelling plant around their houses. The plant is Liligundi (Vitex Trifolia) and it is also being used to make repelling incense. It is said that since a program started to plant Liligundi dengue cases in Sanur have fallen by up to 80%. http://www.mrfixitba.../article29.html
This post has been edited by shamrock: 22 February 2009 - 08:51 PM