Last name : Heraclum mantegazzianum
Family : Apiaceae
Type : Perennial
Height : 100 to 200 cm
Exposure : Sunny and partial shade
Ground : Ordinary, heather land
Flowering : July August
Planting giant hogweed
Giant hogweed is recommended to be planted in the spring, but you can also plant it the rest of the year outside of hot weather or heatwaves.
Mix your soil with heather soil to acidify your soil.
Giant hogweed size
Remove stems from faded flowers as you go, this stimulates the appearance of new flowers.
Giant hogweed comments
To be used in beds or at the edge of the water, this perennial can reach in some cases a height of 3 meters and requires a lot of water when it is hot.
Smart tip about giant hogweed
Be careful when handling it, as it can cause allergies.