Aralia elata Japanese Angelica Tree, Angelica Tree PFAF Plant Database

Aralia elata Japanese Angelica Tree, Angelica Tree

Aralia elata Japanese Angelica Tree, Angelica Tree

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Bloom Shade: White.
Most important Bloom Time: Early summer time, Late summer time, Mid summer time. Type: Upright or erect.

Bodily Traits

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Aralia elata is a deciduous Tree rising to six m (19ft) by 6 m (19ft) at a medium fee.
It’s hardy to zone (UK) Four and isn’t frost tender. It’s in flower from August to September. The species is hermaphrodite (has each female and male organs) and is pollinated by Bugs.
Appropriate for: mild (sandy), medium (loamy) and heavy (clay) soils, prefers well-drained soil and may develop in nutritionally poor soil. Appropriate pH: acid and impartial soils. It may well develop in semi-shade (mild woodland) or no shade. It prefers moist soil.

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US Hardiness Map


Dimorphanthus elatus.


Woodland Backyard Secondary; Sunny Edge; Dappled Shade; Shady Edge;

Edible Makes use of

Edible Elements: Leaves
Edible Makes use of:

Younger shoots – cooked[177, 200]. They may also be blanched and utilized in salads. The younger shoots of Aralia elata are a preferred wild meals in Japan the place the tree is called Taranoki and the shoots as Taranome. In Korea the shoots are referred to as dureup.


Medicinal Makes use of

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Anodyne  Most cancers  Carminative

The roots and stems are anodyne and carminative[147]. All components of the plant are used for the therapy of rheumatoid arthralgia, coughs, diabetes, jaundice, abdomen ulcers and abdomen cancers[147, 218].


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Different Makes use of

Panorama Makes use of: Specimen. Particular Options: Not North American native, Blooms are very showy. attracts wildlife. Nectary – Shelter [1-2].

Particular Makes use of

Meals Forest


Cultivation particulars

Prefers a great deep loam and a place in semi-shade however it additionally succeeds in a sunny place[11, 200]. Requires a sheltered place. Crops are hardier when grown on poorer soils[11, 200]. Prefers an acid soil[184]. Dormant crops are hardy to at the least -15°c[184, 200]. The younger progress in spring, even on mature crops, is frost-tender and so it’s best to develop the crops ready sheltered from the early morning solar[K]. A really decorative species, there are a selection of named varieties. It’s often a single stemmed shrub, spreading by way of suckers[182]. This species is carefully allied to A. chinensis. In Japan Aralia elata is a pioneering plant that usually grows the place forests have been cleared. In open sunny areas with sufficient soil moisture it grows quickly. The plant is warmth tolerant in zones 9 by means of 1. (Plant Hardiness Zones present how effectively crops stand up to chilly winter temperatures.
Plant Warmth Zones present when crops would begin affected by the warmth.
The Plant Warmth Zone map is predicated on the variety of “warmth days” skilled in a given space the place the temperature climbs to over 86 levels F (30°C).
At this temperature, many crops start to undergo physiological injury. Warmth Zones vary from 1 (no warmth days) to 12 (210 or extra warmth days).
For instance Warmth Zone. 11-1 signifies that the plant is warmth tolerant in zones 11 by means of 1.) For polyculture design in addition to the above-ground structure (type – tree, shrub and many others. and dimension proven above) data on the behavior and root sample can be helpful and given right here if obtainable. A clumping plant, forming a colony from shoots away from the crown however with a restricted unfold [1-2]. The basis sample is suckering with new crops from underground runners away from the plant [1-2].


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Seed – greatest sown as quickly as ripe in a chilly body. Saved seed requires 3 – 5 months of chilly stratification. Germination often takes place inside 1 – Four months at 20°c[134]. When massive sufficient to deal with, prick the seedlings out into particular person pots and develop them on in mild shade in a greenhouse for at the least their first winter. As soon as the crops are 25cm or extra tall, they are often planted out into their everlasting positions, late spring or early summer time being the most effective time to do that. Root cuttings 8cm lengthy, December in a chilly body[11, 78]. Retailer the roots the other way up in sand and pot up in March/April. Excessive share[78]. Division of suckers in late winter[11]. Very straightforward, the suckers may be planted out direct into their everlasting positions if required.

Different Names

If obtainable different names are talked about right here

Japanese angelica-tree, Japanese aralia, Dureumnamu, Dureupnamu, Turup, Turupnamu [1-4].

Discovered In

International locations the place the plant has been discovered are listed right here if the knowledge is accessible

Asia, Australia, Canada, China, Japan* native, Korea, North America, Russia, Siberia, USA [1-4]. UK (RHS).

Weed Potential

Proper plant mistaken place. We’re at present updating this part.
Please be aware {that a} plant could also be invasive in a single space however might not in your space so it’s price checking.

Conservation Standing

IUCN Purple Checklist of Threatened Crops Standing :

Associated Crops
Latin Identify Frequent Identify Behavior Peak Hardiness Progress Soil Shade Moisture Edible Medicinal Different
Aralia chinensis Chinese language Angelica Tree, Pumila Spirea, Chinese language Astilbe Shrub 3.5 4-8 M LMH FS M 2 2  
Aralia continentalis Manchurian Spikenard Perennial 2.0 7-10   LMH FS M 2 0  
Aralia cordata Udo Perennial 1.8 4-9   LMH FS M 4 2 0
Aralia hispida Bristly Sarsaparilla Shrub 1.0 3-7   LMH SN DM 2 1 2
Aralia mandschurica Manchurian Angelica Tree Shrub 3.5 4-8   LMH SN M 2 2  
Aralia nudicaulis Wild Sarsaparilla Perennial 0.4 4-8   LMH FS M 4 3 3
Aralia racemosa American Spikenard Perennial 1.8 4-8   LMH FS M 3 3 2
Aralia schmidtii Sakhalin Spikenard Perennial 3.0 4-8   LMH FS M 2 0  
Aralia spinosa Hercule’s Membership, Aralia spinosa, American Angelica Tree, Hercules’ Membership, Satan’s Strolling Stick Tree 9.0 5-9 S LMH FS M 2 2  
Eleutherococcus chiisanensis   Shrub 0.0   LMH SN M 2 0  
Eleutherococcus divaricatus   Shrub 3.5 5-9   LMH SN M 2 0  
Eleutherococcus gracylistylus Wu Jia Pi Shrub 3.0 5-9   LMH SN M 1 3  
Eleutherococcus innovans Taka-No-Tsume Tree 6.0 6-9   LMH N M 1 0  
Eleutherococcus japonicus   Shrub 3.0   LMH SN M 1 0  
Eleutherococcus senticosus Siberian Ginseng Shrub 2.0 3-7 S LMH SN M 2 5  
Eleutherococcus seoulensis   Shrub 0.0   LMH SN M 1 0  
Eleutherococcus sessiliflorus   Shrub 4.5 4-8   LMH SN M 2 3  
Eleutherococcus sieboldianus Ukogi, 5 Leafed Aralia Shrub 3.0 4-8 S LMH SN M 3 0 2
Eleutherococcus spinosus   Shrub 3.0 4-8   LMH SN M 2 2  
Eleutherococcus trifoliatus   Shrub 6.0 6-9   LMH SN M 1 1  
Hedera helix Ivy, English ivy, Algerian ivy, Baltic Ivy, Frequent Ivy Climber 15.0 5-11 M LMH FSN MWe 0 3 4
Hedera nepalensis Nepal Ivy Climber 15.0 7-10 M LMH FSN MWe 0 2  
Kalopanax sciadophylloides   Tree 0.0   LMH SN M 1 0  
Kalopanax septemlobus Tree Aralia, Castor aralia Tree 25.0 4-8 S LMH SN M 2 1  
Kirkophytum lyallii   Perennial 0.2   LMH SN M 1 0  
Oplopanax horridus Satan’s Membership Shrub 2.0 4-8   LMH FS M 2 2  
Panax ginseng Ginseng, Chinese language ginseng Perennial 0.8 5-9   LMH FS M 2 5  
Panax japonicus Japanese Ginseng Perennial 0.6   LMH FS M 1 1  
Panax pseudoginseng Ginseng, Japanese ginseng Perennial 1.0 5-9 S LMH FS M 1 3  

Progress: S = sluggish M = medium F = quick. Soil: L = mild (sandy) M = medium H = heavy (clay). pH: A = acid N = impartial B = fundamental (alkaline). Shade: F = full shade S = semi-shade N = no shade. Moisture: D = dry M = Moist We = moist Wa = water.


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