Herb latin name: Angelica koreana
Edible parts of Angelica koreana:Young leaves - cooked.
Description of the plant:
(3 1/4 foot)
Habitat of the herb:Meadows and amongst shrubs.
Propagation of Angelica koreana:Seed - best sown in a cold frame as soon as it is ripe since the seed only has a short viability. Seed can also be sown in the spring, though germination rates will be lower. It requires light for germination. When large enough to handle, prick the seedlings out into individual pots and grow them on in a cold frame for their first winter, planting them out into their permanent positions in the spring. The seed can also be sow in situ as soon as it is ripe.
Cultivation of the herb:Meadows and amongst shrubs.
Medicinal use of Angelica koreana:None known
Known hazards of Angelica koreana:All members of this genus contain furocoumarins, which increase skin sensitivity to sunlight and may cause dermatitis.
Plant information taken from the Plants For A Future.