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Angelica Seeds - Holy Ghost Angelica archangelica

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1 Ounce $16.95
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  • Biennial, pollinator attractor, tastes similar to licorice or juniper berries
  • Culinary Herb, hardy, simple to grow, may be planted in the fall for most optimal growth
  • USDA Zones 3-10

Product Description

Angelica Seeds - Holy Ghost

A lesser known, but endlessly useful herb, Angelica Holy Ghost has been used for centuries as a flavoring for liqueurs, seasoning for fish, essential oils, and fragrances. Even the stems themselves can be candied! Similar in aroma to musk or juniper, Angelica has an interesting history and a wide variety of purposes.

  • Fast Facts

    Name:Angelica Seeds - Holy Ghost
    Botanical Name:Angelica archangelica
    Life Cycle:Biennial
    Light Requirement:Partial Sun, Full Sun
    Planting Season:Spring, Fall
    Plant Type:Tall bright green stalks with large umbel flowers
    Features:Open Pollinated, Culinary, Medicinal, Outdoor, Container Garden, Fragrant
    Days to Maturity:365 Days
    Plant Spacing:1-2 feet
    Planting Depth:1/16 inch
    Sowing Method:Start Indoors, Direct Sow
    Cold Stratification:Yes
    Seeds per Packet:400 mg
    Hardiness Zones:5, 6, 7, 8, 9
    Ships:Year Round
  • Planting Instructions

    How to Grow Angelica

    When to Plant Angelica Seeds

    Refrigerate Angelica seeds before sowing into the garden or start them in flats. Seeds must be cold stratified, so indoor plantings must be exposed to cold temperatures of 39 degrees or below for 3 weeks warming up in order to germinate. When sown into the garden, plant either before the first frost or after the last frost of the season.

    Where to Plant Angelica Seeds

    Plant Angelica in prepared garden beds that are nutritious, slightly acidic, with moist to wet soils with exposure to full sun (6-8 hours of sun per day) to partial sun (4-6 hours of sun per day). Do not allow the soil to dry out. Despite the need of sunlight, Angelica performs better when not exposed to the full heat of the evening sun and prefers the morning and noon sun, as it is less harsh.

    How to Plant Angelica Seeds

    Bury Angelica seeds in the surface of the moistened soil no deeper than 1/4th of an inch, and do not cover, as light is required for proper germination. Keep germinating seeds moist. Space seedlings approximately 12-24 inches apart.

    How to Harvest Angelica

    Leaves and stems of Angelica are edible, and can simply be cut from the plant or pulled up entirely. Roots and seeds are often used for making herbal teas. Be sure to trim back flower heads and seed pods when harvesting for the leaves, as when the plant goes to seed, it will often die.

    Download Printable Planting Guide

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