RUTA graveolens

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RUTA graveolens

Rue, Herb of Grace

Select Item No. RA360

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One Portion is usually sufficient for approx. 50 plants.
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Plant Description

Life Cycle: Perennial
Family: Rutaceae
Origin: Southern and eastern Europe, southern Central Europe, eastern Mediterranean: shrub heaths and rocky areas.
Special Features: RUTA graveolens is a versatile scent, aromatic and medicinal plant. The blue-green foliage is very decorative and so far the rue has been underestimated as a bed plant.
Historical: Traditional medicinal and spice plant since the Middle Ages.
 
Basic Colour: (yellow / gold)
Flower Colour: yellow
Natural Flowering Period: June - August
 
Winter Hardiness Zones: Z5 - Z9
Foliage: pinnatisect, spatulate, bluish green
Growth Habit: upright, erect / evergreen
Height with Flowers: 50 cm
Spacing between Plants: 30 cm
Soil Requirements: dry / warm
Location:
Characteristics: medicinal plant / culinary herb
Usage: honey-bee food plant
Grams per 1000 seeds: 2 Gram
Seeds per Gram
(does not correspond to the number of plants!):
500
Gram to get 1000 plants
(if sown directly into pots etc. you will need a larger quantity):
10 Gram
Plug tray recommended size(s): 72 / 128
Sowing Direction:

(16) See 15 with the exception of germination being slower and more irregular. This poses no problems.

(15) Rapidly germinating, keep seed in constant moisture (not wet) with temperatures of about +20°C [68°F]. Seeds must be covered thinly. Do not cover very small seeds, but tightly press into the earth. Keep in cooler conditions after germination occurs.

Cutting back at Transplanting: Not Necessary.
Container Size(s): 1 plug per 8/9 cm (3 1/2") / 1-2 plugs per 11/12 cm (4 1/2")
Fertilizer: Medium (150-200 ppm)
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