aka Garden Angelica, Archangel, Wild Celery, Norwegian Angelica, Root of the Holy Ghost
About This Plant
Angelica archangelica, with its mystical past and musky, juniper-like scent is a unique member of the Apiaceae, or Carrot, family. It is considered a biennial or short-lived perennial herb, depending on where it’s grown. It is hardy in USDA zones 4-9. In warmer climates, it’s likely to mature within two years. In cooler climates, Angelica makes little advancement toward maturity within the first year and older plants die off after three to four years once they’ve set seed.
Angelica archangelica is considered “European Angelica”. Its American counterpart is A. atropurpurea and its Chinese counterpart, known as Read More