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Commonly known as Angelica tree
Genus of about 40 species of deciduous and evergreen trees and shrubs and rhizomatous perennials.
They originate in southern and eastern Asia, Malaysia, and North, Central and South America.
Trees and shrubs are vigorous growers and are suitable for shady areas in large gardens, adding an exotic look.
Young shoots feature in Asian cuisine and the black berries are favoured by birds which could result in the species becoming invasive.
Bees and flies are also attracted to the flowers.
Deciduous - and evergreen shrubs, trees, rhizomatous perennials
Partial shade - open or partially shaded site. Shelter from winds which damage leaves.
Additional Features - Good to know - good for shady borders and woodland.
Pests & Diseases - aphids
Place of origin - southern and eastern Asia, Malayasia, North, Central and South America.
Resistant to honey fungus - These plants have little or few problems with honey fungus.
Soil Conditions - Fertile moist well-drained soil - humus rich.