Heracleum sphondyllum
HOG WEED, MEADOW PARSNIP
Apiaceae

 
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Plant type: evergreen soft-wooded perennial or biennial

Hardiness zones: 5-10

Sunlight: hot overhead sun to warm low sun

Soil Moisture: dry between watering to occasionally flooded

Soil: ordinary soil, enriched soil, mildly acidic to mildly alkaline
1.8m
Plant habit
 
0.8m

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Flowers: moderately fragrant flowers in white

Flowering Time: early summer to early autumn

Leaves: mid green

Edibility: herbalist herb, edible leaves
 
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Heracleum sphondyllum
HOG WEED, MEADOW PARSNIP
Apiaceae

 

  Plant type: evergreen soft-wooded perennial or biennial

Hardiness zones: 5-10

Sunlight: hot overhead sun to warm low sun

Soil Moisture: dry between watering to occasionally flooded

Soil: ordinary soil, enriched soil, mildly acidic to mildly alkaline
1.8m
Plant habit
 
0.8m

FEATURES

Flowers: moderately fragrant flowers in white

Flowering Time: early summer to early autumn

Leaves: mid green

Edibility: herbalist herb, edible leaves


DESIGN

Garden Styles: suits mediterranean & cottage designs

Uses: border

Growth rate: average

Maintenance Level: average

Skill Level: average

Animals: bee attracting



HAZARDS

Weed Potential: yes

Dangers to touch: leaves






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