Angelica pachycarpa –



There are about 50 species of herbaceous perennials and biennials, in this genus. Some flower and fruit once then die or don’t bear flowers for a few years.  They’re mainly from meadows, low, swampy land, bogs and stream banks in the northern hemisphere.  Great, large architectural plants producing palm like alternate 2 or 3 pinnate or 2 or 3 ternate diamond shape leaves 12-36” long.  It bears large, pleasantly aromatic umbels of small white greenish yellow or purple flowers followed by flat ribbed brown fruit.  Angelica archangelica has culinary and medicinal uses and is suitable for an herb garden.

Grow in deep, moist, fertile, loamy soil in full or partial shade.

Prone to powdery mildew, several leaf spots, aphids, snails, slugs, carrot rust fly larvae, and leaf miners.

Angelica pachycarpa – These fairly new cultivars are semi evergreen of succulence and glossy compact foliage.  Stems barely rise above the foliage. It rapidly develops clusters of small thick fruits.

Zones 8-10