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Ruta graveolens

For sale by Patricia Marrow

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Ruta graveolens | Kingsdon, Somerset, TA11
Pot SizeTotal Price
3 litres
£5.00

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Plant Finder: about Ruta graveolens

Common names

Rue, Herb of grace, Common rue

Description

Ruta graveolens (Rue). This species is bushy with blue-green foliage and tiny yellow flowers which will appear in its second season. You may find that the oil of the leaves and stems can cause irritation to the skin and eyes.

Cultivation

Prefer slightly alkaline, well-drained soil in full sun. Marginally to fully frost hardy. Protect from severe frosts in cold climates an strong winds. Trim after flowering to encourage compact growth.

Interest and use

Border, ornamental, foliage, dried arrangements, walls, rock garden. Spring interest. Leaves are poisonous if eaten.

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Ruta graveolens | Kingsdon, Somerset, TA11 | Copyright Greenplantswap 2018
  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessHalf hardy (min 0°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Fertile, Light, Medium, Low salinity
  • Soil pH7.0 to 8.5
  • WaterSemi-moist or Dry

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