Comfrey (True Comfrey) Expand

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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Zones:4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, All Zones (Grow as an Annual)
Growth Cycle:Perennial
Water Needs:Low, Low/Moderate, Moderate, Moderate/High
Light:Full Sun, Full Sun/Partial Shade, Partial Shade
Growth RateModerate
Height:e: Up to 1.5 Feet, f: Up to 2 Feet
Soil Type:All - Tolerant of Most Soil Types., Chalky Soil, Clay Soil, Loamy Soil, Peaty Soil, Sandy Soil, Silty Soil
Special Features:Butterflies and Pollinators, Composting, Fodder/Wildlife/Shelter, Medicinal Value, Soil Improvement
Growing Instructions:Germination 14-21 days at 60-70F. Requires Light to germinate. Sow seeds in spring or fall 2-3 seeds per plant, 1/8” deep, 36” spacing. Keep moist until established.