Angelica, Archangel, Wild Parship, Norwegian Angelica Angelica archangelica

Detailed Listing For
Botanical Name:

Angelica archangelica

Family:

Apiaceae

Genus:

Angelica

Species:

archangelica

Common Name:

Angelica, Archangel, Wild Parship, Norwegian Angelica

Seeds Per Pound:
104,420
Quantity:
0.14 lb
Average Viable Seeds/Packet:
171
Germination:
75%
Germination Test Type:
Actual
Purity:
99%
Height:
4-5 feet
Collection Locale:
Holland
Crop Year:
2013
Minimum Hardiness Zone:
4
In Stock: 0.14 lb
Prices
Sample Bulk Pricing
1 packet
4.95
1 oz
24.95
Growing Info:
Scarification: none required.
Stratification: none required.
Germination: sow seed 1/8" deep , tamp the soil, mulch the seed bed.
In a Nutshell:
* The leaves are eaten raw or cooked. A liquorice-like flavour, they can be used as a flavouring in mixed salads. They are also used to sweeten tart fruits.
* The stalks should be peeled, they can be used like celery. They can also be used to sweeten tart fruits and to make jam. They are often crystallised in sugar and used as sweets and cake decorations.
* The seed is used as a flavouring in liqueurs such as Chartreuse. A tea can be made from the leaves, seed or roots.
* Angelica has a long folk-history of use as a medicinal herb, in particular for the treatment of digestive disorders and problems with blood circulation. The root is the most active medicinally, it should be harvested in the autumn of its first year of growth, sliced longitudinally if necessary and dried quickly.
* The plants have a pervading aromatic odour. more...
* Angelica archangelica grows wild in Finland, Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Greenland, the Faroe Islands, Iceland, mostly in the northern parts of the countries.
* The essential oil of the roots of Angelica archangelica contains ?-terebangelene, C10H16, and other terpenes; the oil of the seeds also contains ?-terebangelene, together with methylethylacetic acid and hydroxymyristic acid. more...