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Strictly Medicinal Organic True Comfrey

An Original Medicinal Herb

Brand: Strictly Medicinal    Item Number: SNV7049

$3.99

In Stock! Ships from Northern CA.

$3.99

In Stock! Ships from Northern CA.

Description

Symphytum officinalis var patens True Comfrey, Knitbone. Herbaceous perennial native to Europe and hardy to -15 degrees F. Multi-purpose healing, permaculture and animal food plant. True comfrey is the original medicinal herb as detailed in all the ancient literature. Vivid purple, dangling flowers.

  • Sow the large, shiny seeds just under the surface and tamp in securely.
  • Keep warm and moist until germination, which occurs in about 10 days.
  • Grow the seedlings out in pots for about 3 months, then transplant outdoors. You can also direct-seed into a fertile bed in the late summer or spring.

Certified organic, 20 seeds/pkt.

Photo by Aiwok

Features

  • Attracts Bees/Butterflies
  • Cold Hardy, Down to 25 °F
  • Container Compatible
  • Does Not Require Support
  • Good for Drying
  • Open-Pollinated
  • Plant Spreads
  • Requires Summer Water

Characteristics

Brand Strictly Medicinal Seed Unit Sizes Seed Pack
Organic Status Certified Organic Product Plant Usage Attracts Bees/Butterflies, Medicinal Plant, Ornamental
Organic Certifier Oregon Tilth Life Cycle Tender Perennial
Planting Time Spring Approximate Harvest Time Early Summer, Late Summer, Early Fall
Sun Requirements Full Sun/Part Sun Useful Plant Part Leaves
Growth Habit Herbaceous Starting Location Direct Sow, Start Indoors & Transplant
Soil pH 6.1 - 7.0
Brand Strictly Medicinal
Seed Unit Sizes Seed Pack
Organic Status Certified Organic Product
Plant Usage Attracts Bees/Butterflies, Medicinal Plant, Ornamental
Organic Certifier Oregon Tilth
Life Cycle Tender Perennial
Planting Time Spring
Approximate Harvest Time Early Summer, Late Summer, Early Fall
Sun Requirements Full Sun/Part Sun
Useful Plant Part Leaves
Growth Habit Herbaceous
Starting Location Direct Sow, Start Indoors & Transplant
Soil pH 6.1 - 7.0

Planting & Care

Soil & Water:Thrives in rich, moist but well drained soil in part shade or sun.

Planting & Growing: Sow in cool soils of early spring with germination in 3-6 weeks. Or give 30 days of refrigeration in pots of moist soil in a sealed plastic bag or glass jar and then sow in the garden or pots. Thin or transplant to 18 inches apart.

Harvesting & Storage: Harvest leaves for use fresh or drying.

What You May Need

Shipping Information

Shipping Weight: 0.01 lbs. Dimensions: 5"L x 2.625"W x 0.1"H

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