Angelica tree Aralia elata

angelica tree


A. elata is a large deciduous shrub or small open tree to 10m, with very large bipinnate leaves at the tips of stout, spiny stems. Flowers tiny, cream, in large billowy panicles

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About this plant

  • memoNames

    • Family


    • Synonyms

      angelica tree Japanese angelica tree Japanese spikenard see more

    • Common names

      Aralia chinensis, Aralia chinensis var. nuda

  • infoCharacteristics

    • Foliage type


    • Height

      8-12 metres

    • Spread

      wider than 8 metres

    • Hardiness zones


  • sunLight

    Partial Shade

  • scissorsPruning

    group 1

  • bambooSoil

    Sand, SoilLoam

  • pinSuitable locations

    • Hardiness zone

      Low Maintenance Architectural

  • sproutPropogation

    • Propagate by seed when ripe or root cuttings and suckers. Variegated cultivars must be grafted

  • insectPests

    Flower stems susceptible to damage by aphids;foliage to thrips and glasshouse red spider mite

  • microbeDiseases

    Generally disease free