Botanical Name: Ruta graveolens
Common Name: Rue
Plant type: Herb
Light: Full sun to light shade
Water: Dry soil
Soil: Average soil
Propagation: Seed, cuttings, layering
Egg Note: Eggs are small smooth green balls laid normally on the underneath although sometimes on the top side of a leaf. Eggs turn darker before hatching.
Caterpillar: Young caterpillars are black and white, resembling a bird dropping. Older caterpillars are green, brown, or black, depending
on species and age of caterpillar.