Botanical Name: Symphytum officinale
This well-known showy plant is a member of the Borage and Forget-me-not tribe, Boraginaceae. A hardy perennial, its large leaves are rough and hairy all over. Comfrey thrives in almost any soil or situation, but does best in moist conditions. A useful plant it can be used with great success as a liquid manure, activator for compost heaps, a weed barrier or attractive understory plant.
Plant Information or Specifications
Warm Temperate, Subtropical
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Max Height (when in the ground with good conditions)
Plants required to Pollinate
1 (Self Pollinating)
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Can it Handle Frosts?
Amount of leaves in Winter?
All Leaves (Evergreen)
Quarantine Restrictions to these Areas
February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December,
Question & Answer
Hi can i get get a quote to post 5 Cumfrey plants to postcode 4164. can they be put on a bus to brissy.? other transport that comes up here.? would be happy to collect around brissy area. thanks Steve From:
There is no problem us sending them to Brisbane. Just order it online and we can send once payment is made #Comfrey1109
Customer Comments on Comfrey
Comfrey is also good for healing wounds. | Angela Hanan - Coos Bay , OR 22-Jul-2008
Combine Comfrey leafes and Calendula flower buds, mince them with a knife. Melt Vaseline in a dish places in hot water pot. Put Mince in Vaseline for 3-4 hours, reheat again and strain Mince from Vaseline. Use to treat skinwounds (cuts, scars, bruises). | Darko - Marrickville, NSW 28-Mar-2009
•The whole plant is an excellent soil conditioner, the roots penetrate deep into the subsoil and are able to access nutrients beyond the reach of more shallow-rooted plants. This allows the gardener to cycle nutrients leached from the topsoil back to the | Bec Christie - Junourton, VIC 11-Sep-2011
The chickens love eating it. When they are let out to free range they all head straight for the comfrey patch. Very hardy growing and it is a perennial. | Merryn Galluccio - Forster, NSW 22-Apr-2014
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