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Herb-of-grace, Ruta Graveolens, Satap – Plant – HRG-360734


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Ruta grown as an ornamental plant and as an herb.

Item name

Herb-of-grace, Ruta Graveolens, Satap – Plant

5 inch (13 cm) Grower Round Plastic Pot (Black)

Ruta graveolens, commonly called rue, is native to southern Europe. It is a glabrous, glaucous, woody-based, shrubby perennial with aromatic, fern-like, compound leaves. Pinnately divided, blue-green leaves have oblong/spatulate segments. The foliage has a pungent aroma when bruised and leaves have a bitter taste. Small, 4- to 5-petaled, dull yellow flowers in clusters (flattened corymbs) bloom above the foliage in early summer. The fruit is a brown seed capsule. The ornamental value lies in the delicate blue-green foliage.Plant Specifications

Plant Height
12 inch (30 cm)

Plant Spread
4 inch (10 cm)

*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%

Common Name
rue, common rue or herb-of-grace

Maximum Reachable Height
Up to 45-60 cm

Flower Colour

Bloom Time
Late summer.

Difficulty Level
easy to grow

Planting and careAvoid wet soils. Winter mulch is important in the northern parts of this plant’s growing range. Prune back plants to old wood in early spring. Propagate by seed or cuttings.Herb careEasily grown in moderately fertile, dry to medium moisture, well-drained soils in full sun. Plants tolerate some light shade. Plants also tolerate poor soils as long as they are sharply drained. Drought tolerant once established. Plants perform well in hot and dry sites.

Full Sun


well-drained soil

23 to 30 Degree Celsius

Apply any organic fertilizer

Herb uses
Ornamental Use:
It is also used to dye wool
Medicinal Use:
According to Ayurveda, the plant pacifies vitiated vata, kapha, epilepsy, convulsions, insanity, hysteria, fever, febrile fits, indigestion, colic and poison stings
Culinary Use:

Seeds can be used for porridge
The bitter leaf can be added to eggs, cheese, fish, or mixed with damson plums and wine to produce a meat sauce

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