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Angelica Sinensis(Chinese Angelica) Herb SEEDS

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Some Herbs may be too tall for our standard packaging and will be trimmed to fit. This will not be detrimental to the plant but will mean that these herbs will flower later in the year.

The Blister packs used to protect our beautiful herbs during transit are made from 100% recycled plastic and can be recycled kerbside.

Chinese Angelica (Angelica sinensis) Herb Seeds

Chinese Angelica is a biennial plant that is becoming more and more fashionable in the garden, and is a fabulous addition to any border as it has bright green foliage and creamy-white to greenish-white flowers in flat umbels that are ten to twenty centimeters wide, similar in look to cow-parsley. The foliage and hollow grooved stems have a faint aniseed odor. Angelica is a graceful plant in any situation. 

A large architecturally stunning plant that can reach 1.5M tall, Angelica is an interesting addition to the herb garden, it will also take its place in the border too. They are best sited in a full sun position, but will take some shade, and prefer moist soil. 

Due to the size of the plant and leaves, Angelica can be windblown, so may need staking once it has reached full size.

Growing Instructions

As with other Angelica's the seeds need to be planted in warm conditions, under glass Jan -June and covered with a thin layer of compost/vermiculite. Germination should be from 14-21 days. 

Herb Usage

Angelica sinensis has been used in traditional Chinese, Korean and Japanese medicine for thousands of years, hence its common name of Chinese Angelica it is in fact one of the more popular medicinal herbs used in China. They use the dried powdered root to treat painful menstruation, to aid recovery after childbirth and fatigue or low vitality, in China it is known as “dong quai "which means ‘return to order’, and is also sometimes referred to “female ginseng”.  It is also used for conditions thought to be related to the blood or 'xue' such as headaches, high blood pressure, infections, inflammation, and nerve pain.

Buy Chinese Angelica online

Our Chinese Angelica herb seeds are generally available to buy online all year round.



Angelica Sinensis(Chinese Angelica) Herb SEEDS
Aspect/Site Full sun
Soil Type Moist soil
Flower Colour Purple
Height 150cm
Spread 100cm
Latin Name Angelica sinensis
Hardiness RHS rating H4 - Hardy average winter
Culinary Desserts/Drinks
Scented None
Medicinal/Cosmetic Infusion
Flowering/Harvest/Interest Summer
Special Features Architectural
Type of Garden Cottage/Informal