Common Comfrey, Comfrey Symphytum officinale

Detailed Listing For
Botanical Name:

Symphytum officinale

Family:

Boraginaceae

Genus:

Symphytum

Species:

officinale

Common Name:

Common Comfrey, Comfrey

Seeds Per Pound:
55,030
Quantity:
0.16 lb
Average Viable Seeds/Packet:
21
Germination:
91%
Germination Test Type:
cut
Purity:
99%
Height:
3-4 feet
Collection Locale:
Germany
Crop Year:
2020
Minimum Hardiness Zone:
4
In Stock: 0.16 lb
Prices
  • Symphytum officinale

Items are priced on a curve, you can buy any 'bulk quantity' up to what we have in stock, some examples are:
1 packet
$8.95
5 g
$68.85
10 g
$129.50
1 oz
$299.50
Growing Info, follow in order:
Scarification: none required.
Stratification: none required.
Germination: surface sow and keep moist, tamp the soil. Cover to keep light out. Remove cover after germination.
In a Nutshell:
* The hardy plant can grow to a height of 60 cm.Comfrey has been used in folk medicine as a poultice for treating burns and wounds. However, internal consumption, such as in the form of herbal tea , is discouraged, as it can cause serious liver damage. more...

A perennial herb with 8" leaves covered with prickly hairs, flowers to 1/2", yellowish white, pink, or purplish, in summer, in nodding clusters, rather coarse, likes rich, moist, limestone soils, native to Europe, where it is used medicinally, a weed in eastern North America.
* The peeled roots are cut up and added to soups. A tea is made from the dried leaves and roots. The roasted roots are used with dandelion and chicory roots for making coffee. more...