Angelique épineuse, Aralia spinosa : planting, maintenance and pruning


The prickly angelica is an interesting shrub, both for its summer flowering and its large, prickly leaves.

If there are many species (about 40), the maintenance remains quite the same. and easy either way.

In summary, what you need to know is:

Name  : Aralia spinosa
Family  Araliaceae
Type  : Shrub

 3 to 8 m
Exhibition  : Sunny
Sol  : Ordinary

 Null and void
Flowering  July to August

Spiny angelica planting

In autumn or spring but preferably in autumn to facilitate good rooting before winter.

Follow our advice to shrub planting .

Size of the spiny angelica

No size is necessary.

You can reduce or balance the twig in early spring or in the fall after flowering.

About the spiny angelica

The prickly angelica, also known as “Devil’s Staff” or “Hercules Club” is a shrub that adapts to most climates and virtually all soils.

Flowering is not significant, while the foliage offers a very beautiful variety of colours in the fall.

One mulching prevents weed growth and maintains humidity in the summer.

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