Bushy habit is ideal for short hedges or borders. Pungent aroma. Limited culinary use due to strong bitter flavor. Medicinal: Warming herb primarily used as an antispasmodic. CAUTION: Can be toxic when taken internally. Handling the fresh herb can cause skin irritation. Hardiness zones: 4-9. Avg. 14,000 seeds/oz. Packet: 200 seeds.
Latin Name: Ruta graveolens
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CAUTION: Can be toxic when taken internally. Not for pregnant women. Consult a qualified medical practitioner before using. Handling the fresh herb can also cause skin photosensitivity.