Giant Hogweed

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Name  Heraclum mantegazzianum
Family  Apiaceae
Type  : Perennial

Height
 100 to 200 cm
Exhibition  : Sunny and semi-shade
Sol  : Ordinary, land of heather

Flowering  : July-August

Planting of the giant hogweed

It is recommended to plant the giant hogweed in the spring, but you can also plant it the rest of the year outside of hot weather or heat waves.
Mix your soil with heather soil to acidify your soil.

Size of the giant hogweed

Remove the stems of wilted flowers as you go, this stimulates the appearance of new flowers.

Comments on Giant Hogweed

To be used on the banks or at the water’s edge, this perennial can reach a height of up to 3 metres in some cases and requires a lot of water when it is hot.

Be careful when handling it, as it can cause allergies.