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Growing Angelica

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(Best months for growing Angelica in USA - Zone 5a regions)

P = Sow seed

  • Easy to grow. Sow in garden. Sow seed at a depth approximately three times the diameter of the seed. Best planted at soil temperatures between 50°F and 77°F. (Show °C/cm)
  • Space plants: 18 inches apart
  • Harvest in approximately 18 months. Angelica archangelica has slightly dull leaves, not shiny..
  • Compatible with (can grow beside): Any herbs that like damp, shady areas - mint, lemon balm

Your comments and tips

07 May 12, Ronald E. Bequeath (USA - Zone 5a climate)
I have found a plant near my wetlands that is over six feet tall and has all the chaaracteristics of the Angelica plant 1. how can I be sure it is angelica and not a poisonous relative and 2. Can I transplant the plant or is it better to plant only seeds?
19 Jan 11, Judy Grasso (Australia - temperate climate)
I got my heritage, angelica seed from Caroline, at the Bittern Market..Mornington Penninsula. Caroline also has a great knowledge on companion planting, and has many products that suit the organic gardener, so that they enjoy their gardens. Personally, I am so grateful for all the lovely helpful advice Caroline has given me.
14 Dec 10, Lyn (Australia - sub-tropical climate)
Angelica pachycarpa is sold as an ornamental garden plant. It is not suitable for culinary use or herbal remedies. It has bright shiny leaves.
13 Dec 10, Scott (New Zealand - temperate climate)
Been told SHINY leaves can be candied and eaten...anyone else with knowledge about this?
17 Dec 10, Liz (New Zealand - temperate climate)
Definitely do not eat the shiny leaf variety -
27 May 10, Vincent (Australia - temperate climate)
I am in Victoria - Australia and would like to know where I can purchase Angelica seed or seedlings please. Not Angelica pachycarpa.
15 Dec 13, Suzanne (Australia - temperate climate)
Otway herbs sell them
03 Nov 10, (Australia - cool/mountain climate)
I haven't found anywhere in AU, but there are a few seed companies in the UK which sell seed. Maybe you can import some?
29 Sep 12, Jillian (Australia - temperate climate)
Angelica can be purchased in AUS from Diggers -
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Angelica can be purchased in AUS from Diggers -

- Jillian

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