Angelica hispanica


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Botanical Name: Angelica hispanica
Common Name: 
Spanish Angelica
Hardy Perennial
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Angelica hispanica – This dwarf variety of Angelica has a long history of being used as a seasoning, a tea additive and for medicinal purposes. Angelica plants loves woodland conditions, the key being plenty of moist shade, waterside plantings are ideal. In their first year, plants produce leafy bushes, the attractive lobed leaves look like they have been polished with wax these then die down and disappear completely from sight in winter. In their second year they reach full size when creamy white umbel flowers appear. Enjoys part shade, in moist, but well drained soils. Frost hardy. 45cmm x 45cm.

Sowing Advice

Sow Angelica  fresh seeds immediately . Plant in good quality seed raising compost, then just cover with fine river sand as they need light to germinate. Hold planted seeds at 4 degrees C for 30 days (Place seed tray in a plastic bag and place in the fridge at 4 degrees C )then remove to warmth of around 18 degrees C. Transplant when they have their first set of true leaves. Plant young plants in garden. Older plants to not transplant well.