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

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

Description for Herb-of-grace, Ruta Graveolens, Satap

Plant height: 5 - 9 inches
Plant spread: 3 - 5 inches

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.

Common name(s): rue, common rue or herb-of-grace
Flower colours: yellow
Bloom time: Late summer.
Max reachable height: Up to 45-60 cm
Difficulty to grow: easy to grow

Planting and 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
Soil: well-drained soil
Water: medium
Temperature: 23 to 30 Degree Celsius
Fertilizer: Apply any organic fertilizer

Caring for Herb

    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.

Typical uses of Herb

Special features:

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.

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.

References

  • http://www.flowersofindia.net/risearch/search.php?query=%09Rue%2C&stpos=0&stype=AND
  • https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ruta_graveolens
  • http://www.missouribotanicalgarden.org/PlantFinder/PlantFinderDetails.aspx?kempercode=b714

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5 / 5 Sanhita Yadav 02 July 2018
Got the plant in good condition, and it is growing well.
4 / 5 ashwini vels 01 July 2018
is the pot and soil included?
5 / 5 manas pal 01 July 2018
Plant received looks good. However, exact review can be given after the plant starts to grow.
5 / 5 Pujagoyal 28 June 2018
What a great experience from start to finish.
5 / 5 shinos p k 28 June 2018
I purchased a plant online from nursery live and received it in a very perfect condition, Thanks nurserylive team

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