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Symphytum officinale

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Bocking 14, doesn't set seed. 3 potgrown plants

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1 litre
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Plant Finder: about Symphytum officinale

Common names

Common comfrey, Bruisewort, Boneset, Knitbone, Comfrey

Description

Symphytum officinale (Common comfrey). This species will produce large leaves that may be evergreen. It is a robust, clump-forming species with lance-shaped leaves, and flowers borne in clusters of white or pink blooms. This plant is often found in the wild in Northern Europe.

Cultivation

They can be easily grown in sun or partial-shade in moist, well-dug soil with added manure.

Interest and use

Ground cover, culinary, medicinal

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  • LightPart shade
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -15°C)
  • SoilClay, Heavy, Light, Medium
  • Soil pH7.0
  • WaterMoist

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