Common Rue 臭草 Ruta Graveolens

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Discover the strong fragrant leaves of Common Rue Ruta graveolens. The Plant are commonly used as an insect repellent. Also, it is believed that Rue keeps away plague and negative energies. Order now and add this aromatic herb to your garden!

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Product Code: PLANT-PR00216

Tags:  OutdoorEdible PlantsInsect Repellent Plants

Common Rue, also known as Herb of Grace, is a hardy perennial herb with aromatic blue-green foliage. Its distinctive scent repels pests and is traditionally believed to ward off negativity. Commonly used in medicinal and culinary applications, its bitter leaves add depth to salads and stews. In folklore, Rue symbolizes protection, purification, and healing. This versatile herb thrives in well-drained soil and full sun, producing clusters of small, yellow flowers in summer. A valuable addition to herb gardens and ornamental borders, Rue is cherished for its historical significance, folklore, and practical uses in gardens and homes.
Fact Sheet and Plant Guide



Common name and scientific name

Common Rue, Rue, Herb of Grace, 臭草, 芸香 (Ruta graveolens)

Growth habit and size

Perennial herbs grow erectly up to 1m.

Foliage, flower color, and texture

Fern-like compound leaves in bluish-green.

The bright yellow flowers are borne in clusters and produce lobed capsules with numerous seeds when mature.

Pot Size

Ø15cm x H11cm

Overall Height

25-30cm from the base of the pot

Sunlight requirements

Thrives in full sun or partial shade

Watering needs

Water regularly and thoroughly when the potting medium turns slightly dry to touch. Avoid over-watering.

Soil type and pH requirements

Grow best in soil with excellent drainage but can tolerate poor soils.

Soil pH requirements: 6.6 to 8.5, slightly acidic to slightly alkaline.

Feeding and fertilizer needs

Feed with all-purpose organic fertilizer at least once a month to provide essential nutrients for healthy plant growth.

Pruning requirements

Gently trim away dry, brown, or yellowish leaves by using a pair of secateurs at least once a month.

*Photos for illustration only. Actual product may vary due to the nature of the product.

*Color of pot and size may vary and change subject to availability.


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