Rue, Herb

$3.25 $3.75 -14% OFF

Rue, Herb

$3.25 $3.75 -14% OFF
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The Seed Savers Exchange - Rue is native to the Balkan Peninsula. The bitter taste of the herb rue has led to it being associated with the verb rue "to regret". It is mentioned in folklore and medieval handbooks on wellness but is now used primarily as an ornamental plant.

Characteristics: 

  • Perennial in zones 4-9
  • Plants grow to 2 feet tall
  • Pungent aroma and yellow flowers
  • Grows well in containers
  • 250 seeds 

This variety will grow well in most regions of the United States.

Instructions - Sow seeds indoors just beneath the surface of the soil. Seeds need to be kept above 70°F for germination. Transplant outdoors after danger of frost has passed in late spring. Prefers well-drained poor soil. Oil from Rue leaves may cause a photosensitive skin reaction in some. Use caution when brushing against leaves on warm sunny days.

Start Indoors: 10-12 weeks before the last frost

Germination: 14-21 Days

Plant Outdoors: 12-24” Apart

Light: Full Sun

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