Growing Angelica

Jan F M A M J J A S O N Dec

(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 10°C and 25°C. (Show °F/in)
  • Space plants: 45 cm 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

05 May 13, Margie (Australia - temperate climate)
There's a wonderful herb lady who does the farmers' markets around Melbourne. I purchased some Angelica seedlings from her at Kallista market yesterday; she had well over 100 different types of herbs for sale, many that I'd never seen nor even heard of!! Full of garden wisdom too :)
15 Sep 13, Patricia (Australia - cool/mountain climate)
How do I know which type of angelica I have? It has lovely green shiny leaves which have a very firm feel. It is still a small plant in a pot. As I live in a very cold, frosty place, I dont know how it will tolerate the frost. Any hints! Thank you.
16 Dec 13, simon (Australia - temperate climate)
You can buy angelica Keiskei seed from 4season seeds . the seed is a bit hard to get started but well worth it i will have small seedlings later in the season
04 Feb 14, Farahdiba Stephanus (South Africa - Dry summer sub-tropical climate)
good day, could u please inform me where i could pruchase angelica plant or seedlings? i reside in the western cape, cape winelands area, tulbagh.
18 Jan 16, Remona Engelbrecht (South Africa - Summer rainfall climate)
Good day, I found some seeds on
04 Sep 18, Wendy Goode (South Africa - Dry summer sub-tropical climate)
I have just bought two large Angelica plants from Stark Ayres, West Coast Village branch (Parklands). They are about to flower and are extremely healthy.
02 Mar 15, Remona Engelbrecht (South Africa - Semi-arid climate)
Hallo, I would also like to know where I can buy Angelica seeds or plants in South Africa. Or maybe from a reputable website that sells seeds?
05 Oct 16, Alison Paulin (South Africa - Dry summer sub-tropical climate)
I have seeds from autumn this year, if anyone would like to come and pick them up. Apparently they don't last too long, and it would be sad to waste them. The seeds that fell from the plant have made a bunch of seedlings, that are doing really well. Gorgeous plant! I'm in Cape Town.
22 Oct 16, marinda (South Africa - Summer rainfall climate)
Dear Alison, I am from KZN and would love to have some of your angelica seed. Please advice me how can I get from you and when will be the best time? I can't find anything in the super markets like the cherries? May be they don't supply it anymore to shops? Thank you. Marinda
25 Oct 16, thembi (South Africa - Summer rainfall climate)
HI how can I get angelica seeds in south africa
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