Angelica is sometimes known as wild celery. It is a weeds of waste places and near coasts.
Identify the problem
Angelica pachycarpa is biennial, fleshy plant that grows about 1 metre tall with grooved hollow stems. It has glossy, dark leaves and cream to green white flowers in flattish umbels that are 10-20 cm across.
In garden beds
- To control Angelica in garden beds, spot treat with Weed Weapon or Weed Weapon Natural Power. Weed Weapon Extra Strength is systemic and kills weeds down to the roots within 2-4 days and is an ideal product for use around established trees and shrubs. It is inactive in the soil so planting can be safely carried out soon after treatment. Weed Weapon Natural Power will burn down young weeds within hours and is certified organic by BioGro.
- For best results apply spray in Spring and Autumn when weeds are growing. Control before flowering and seeding to prevent similar problems the following year.
Did You Know
- Angelica archangelica is grown as a vegetable and medicinal plant.