- 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.
How to sow and grow:
|When:||Spring and Autumn|
|Position:||Part or full sun, moist soil.|
|Care:||Can be invasive. Cold stratification may help germination.|
(Product number: F4-10)
Seeds per gram: 150 seeds
|Botanical name:||Symphytum officinale|
|Packet type:||Standard seed packet|
|Packet quantity:||5+ seeds|
|Seeds per gram:||150|
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