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

Ruta grown as an ornamental plant and as an herb.
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1Herb-of-grace, Ruta Graveolens, Satap - Plant
25 inch (13 cm) Grower Round Plastic Pot (Black)

About Herb

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 Height12 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 yellow
Bloom Time Late summer.
Difficulty Level easy to grow

Planting and care

Avoid 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 care

Easily 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.

Sunlight Full Sun
Watering medium
Soil well-drained soil
Temperature 23 to 30 Degree Celsius
Fertilizer 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

Frequently Asked Questions

What is another name for a Herb?

Herb is commonly known as rue, common rue or herb-of-grace

How tall do Herb grow?

On average Herb grows Up to 45-60 cm

What color are Herb?

A Herb plant bears flowers of color yellow

When Herb blooms?

With enough light, Herb may produce yellow flowers in Late summer.

How hard is Herb to grow?

A Herb is easy to grow

How much sunlight does a Herb need?

A Herb prefers Full Sun

How much water does a Herb need?

A Herb prefers watering medium

What kind of soil does a Herb need?

A Herb prefers well-drained soil

What temperature does a Herb like?

A Herb prefers 23 to 30 Degree Celsius

How often should I fertilize my Herb?

To encourage Herb growth, Apply any organic fertilizer


Tuesday, 04 February 2020

Couldn t find it anywhere else.

Sherly Uthup

Monday, 02 July 2018

Got the plant in good condition, and it is growing well.

Sanhita Yadav

Sunday, 01 July 2018

is the pot and soil included?

ashwini vels
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