These are easy to grow and are a low maintenance plant.
The plant is a drought tolerant and requires a less amount of water.
Rue is a toxic plant. The sap of the rue plant causes rashes and irritation on the skin.
The aroma of the plant is very strong and they act as the best companion plant.
The plant has average water needs. 1 to 3 cups of water should be supplied regularly. Avoid overwatering of the plant.
Rue plant cannot tolerate standing water.
Fertilize the plant with organic fertilizer which is rich in potassium and nitrogen. Feed them with general fertilizers like compost or fish bone, once in a week during the growing period.
Prune the plant during the early spring to avoid unnecessary growth. Rue plant can be propagated by their stem cuttings and seeds.
Make sure you mulch the plant before the beginning of the winter to prevent the rue from the damage.
Rue plant requires abundant of full sun to grow. 3 to 6 hours of direct sunlight is enough for the plant.
The plant requires a temperature between 15°C to 25°C.
They can grow in a wide range of soil.
Rue grows well under dry, rocky soil, unlike other plants. The plant cannot stand with wet and extremely moist soil. The soil should be well draining but not wet.
The flowers are usually small yellow in color with thin and tender stems. They bloom between the month of April and July.
The leaves have an aromatic scent and they resemble like small ferns.
Ruta Graveolens is also known as rue of herb of grace is small in size.
The average height of the Rue plant is around 2 to 3 feet tall.
The plant benefits the house as a pest repellent. They are repellent to many creatures like cats, beetles, dogs etc.
Rue is prone to a lot of butterflies and bees.
They are one of the best ornamental plants to have indoors.
Honeysuckle can be grown with the support of your fence, grille or inside your container.
They are sold everywhere medicinal purposes.