Wild Angelica ‘Angelica sylvestris’

A froth of white flowers often tinged with pink.  The Latin specific epithet sylvestris means “growing in woodland”.  However, it tolerates a range of conditions including fields, hedgerows, open woods, marshes and fens. It will grow in light (sandy), medium (loamy) and heavy (clay) soils. It was used as a vegetable until the 20th century. The plant prevents scurvy, and it can be stored. The stem was eaten fresh, and the leaves could be boiled to a stew for storage. It could later be cooked up with milk into a tasty dish. The plant has also been used for dyeing.

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Seed packet, 20g seeds, 100g seeds, 1kg seeds, 1 x plug, 1 x 9cm pot

Sun Preference

Sun either Partial or Full

Soil Preference

Most Soils OK

Suitable for

Tolerates many conditions however prefers a sandy, loamy or heavy soil. Prefers a damp position.


Attracts beneficial insects, such as bees, butterflies, moths and other pollinators.

Flowering season

July – August

Flowering colour


Eventual height



Plants – expected delivery within 3-4 weeks
Seeds – expected delivery within 7 days

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