Angelica Archangelica 'Wild Celery' Seeds


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Angelica archangelica, a hardy perennial, is a majestic plant that deserves a prominent position at the back of a border or in a wild part of the garden. It loves woodland conditions, with plenty of moist shade, preferably near rivers or deposits of water. In their first year, plants produce leafy bushes, and then die down and disappear completely from sight in winter in their second year they reach full size.

Angelica makes an attractive backdrop for other plants, not only because of its height. Angelica's bright green leaves, made up of three finely toothed leaflets, and its stems also are a pleasing contrast in the garden. Angelica's long sturdy hollow stems are ribbed. Delicately coloured, they start out purple at the base and lighten to a pale yellow green.

All parts of the aromatic plant have culinary or medicinal uses, but it is best known for its candied stems, used as a cake decoration. The stems and seeds for use in confectionery and flavouring and the preparation of liqueurs. (e.g. Chartreuse, Bénédictine, Vermouth and Dubonnet). Angelica seeds and angelica roots are sometimes used in making absinthe. 

Pretty Wild Seeds are registered with the Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs (DEFRA) under number 7529, so you can have confidence in both our products and advice. Although our products are listed in weights and acres, we can supply in additional quantities upon enquiry so if you need a larger supply, please don't hesitate to give us a call.

  • 400 seeds for £1.99
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    Germination; Sow directly in autumn, plant indoors as soon as possible. Surface sow onto moist, well-drained seed compost. Just cover seed with a sprinkling of soil. Light is needed for germination. Ideal temp. 18-22°C, if germination does not occur cold stratify. Move to -4-+4°C for 4-6 weeks then return to warmth for germination. Germination takes from 21-30 days. Germination rate can be naturally low. For indoor raised seed transplant out as soon as possible when seedlings have 2 true leaves.

    Growing; Prefers a deep, moist, fertile soil which does not get too hot in partial to full shade. Likes to grow near running water. Staking may be required on exposed sites. Easy to grow.

    Cultivation; Angelica can be used as an ornamental to give height at the back of the border. All parts of the plant have culinary use. The roots can be used in the first year, stems peak during the second year, seeds appear in the 2-3rd year. Stems can be candies or used to flavour Gin, Leaves, flowers and stems can be used raw or cooked.