Comfrey

Symphytum officinale Packet

Standard seed packet, 10 seeds

$2.00
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  • Perennial herb
  • Improves soil

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Description

'Comfrey' seeds

Symphytum officinale

  • Perennial herb
  • Improves soil

Perennial herb with clump forming habit.  Plants have large dark green, hairy, ovate leaves and produce upright stems with white to pink bell-like flowers.  Plants grow to 120cm tall by 60cm wide.  Very fast growing.

Comfrey is often used to improve soil quality.  Plants have deep roots which bring up nutrients from deep in the soil and make them available to other shallow rooted plants.  Leaves a can be used to make a liquid fertiliser.  Leaves are a fantastic compost activator.  Comfrey is also a popular companion plant.   

Also known as Comphrey, Knitbone, Common Comfrey, and English Comfrey.

Seeds per gram: 150
Product code: F4-10

Method Raise seedling
Sowing Depth 5mm
Season Spring and Autumn
Germination 25-30 days @ 20-22°C
Hardiness / Life Cycle Frost hardy Perennial
Plant Spacing 60cm
Plant Height 120cm
Position Part or full sun, moist soil
Days Until Maturity 365 days

*Notes: Can be invasive. Cold stratification may help germination.

Shipping

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All orders are dispatched from our warehouse in Knoxfield, Victoria, Australia.

We do not deliver overseas.

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Order dispatch time is currently 1-3 business days plus delivery time
Please note we are unable to guarantee specific delivery dates. The delivery timeframes below are estimates only.

 

Whats in the order? Shipping Options Shipping Cost  Shipping Details
Small seed packets ONLY Economy Delivery $2.50 or FREE on orders over $20
(WA customers: $5 economy delivery*)
Orders sent via letter | Delivery 2-6 business days
No tracking | Guaranteed delivery** by 20 business days
  Parcel Delivery  Capped rate of $6.99 Order sent via Australia Post- Parcel Post | 1-6 business days
WITH TRACKING | Guaranteed delivery**
  Express Delivery Starting from $15.00
(calculated by weight)
Order sent via Australia Post- Express | 1+ business day
WITH TRACKING | Guaranteed delivery**
 
Order includes BULK seed
or other non-seed products
Parcel Delivery  Capped rate of $6.99 Order sent via Australia Post- Parcel Post | 1-6 business days
WITH TRACKING | Guaranteed delivery**
  Express Delivery Starting from $15.00
(calculated by weight)
Order sent via Australia Post- Express | 1+ business day
WITH TRACKING | Guaranteed delivery**

*All orders sent to Western Australia are subject to mandatory inspection and fees by Quarantine WA. These fees are included in all shipping costs above.

**We will replace all orders that are lost or damaged in transit however we will not replace or refund orders simply because they were delivered later than estimated. Full details here.

 

Ratings & Reviews

Worked out well!

I followed the instructions on the packet, 30 days in the fridge and they’re sprouting and healthy.
5 December 2019

Need cold stratification

I put them in the fridge for 20 days from end of April, then plant. Now they are sprouting.
9 June 2019