Plant Care Wall-Rue


About Wall-Rue

Wall-Rue is a super rare houseplant 🌿 that needs lots of water to thrive. They do best in moderate sunlight 🌤 and should be less than 6 feet from a window.

Wall-Rue likes soil that is good at retaining moisture. Your plant shouldn't need added fertilizers if you repot each time it doubles in size.


Asplenium ruta-muraria

Also known as

Wall-rue, Mauerraute and Mauerstreifenfarn

How to care for Wall-Rue


How often to water your Wall-Rue

Water needs for Wall-Rue
0.5 cups
every 7

Wall-Rue needs 0.5 cups of water every 7 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.

Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

Calculate water needs of Wall-Rue

Water 0.5 cups every

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Finding light for Wall-Rue in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Wall-Rue: 6ft from a window
6ft or less from
a window

Wall-Rue can tolerate being far from a window and light source.

Place it less than 6 feet from a south-facing window to ensure it receives enough light to survive 💪.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Wall-Rue in your home 🏡.


How to fertilize Wall-Rue

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Wall-Rue: repot after 2X growth

Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.

By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.

To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your Wall-Rue after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

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Care Summary for Wall-Rue



Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 7 days


< 6ft from a window


Repot after 2x growth

Based on the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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