Growing Angelica

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

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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Could you tell me where to be able to buy candied angelica - it used to be available in health food shops and used for decorating cakes? I live in southern Queensland but would purchase online.

- Rhonda Crisp

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