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Comfrey (True Comfrey)


Hardy perennial growing between 36 and 60 inches high, and easy to grow from seed. Comfrey will put nutrients into the soil, mulch trees and shrubs, prevent weeds, feed livestock, attract beneficial pollinators, and make quick compost tea.

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Data sheet

Soil Type: Silty Soil, Loamy Soil, Sandy Soil, Peaty Soil, Chalky Soil, Clay Soil, All - Tolerant of Most Soil Types.
Zones: Annuals (Grow in All Zones), 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
Water Needs: Low, Moderate, Low/Moderate, Moderate/High
Light: Full Sun, Full Sun/Partial Shade, Partial Shade
Growth Cycle: Perennial
Color: Purple
Height: e: Up to 1.5 Feet, f: Up to 2 Feet
Growing Instructions: Sow in spring or fall. Soak seeds in water in the fridge for 48 hours or more, then sow seeds on top of warm potting soil at 68-75F and tamp down firmly. Keep moist and in gentle and warm light. Germination 10-30 days.
Special Features: Butterflies and Pollinators, Fodder/Wildlife/Shelter, Soil Improvement, Medicinal Value, Composting
Growth Rate: Moderate


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