How to grow Comfrey

Comfrey grow and care – herbaceous of the genus Symphytum also known as Russian comfrey, Comfrey perennial evergreen or deciduous plant, mostly used for medical also used as ornamental attract pollinator plant, can grow in temperate, subtropical or mediterranean climate and grow in hardiness zone 3-9.

Leaves color elliptic spoon shape, leaves grow in rosette structure.

Comfrey flower

Flower color purple, pink or blue in cone shape, flowers grows in clusters.

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How to grow Comfrey growing and care:

Cold winter, moist soil, well-drained soil

What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Seed / Vegetative reproduction

Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction?

Difficulties or problems when growing:

Planting season:
Spring / Summer

Pests and diseases:

Pruning season:
Autumn / Winter

How to prune:
Dead leaves and bloom stems

Size of the plant?
30-50cm, 12-20 inches

Growth speed in optimal condition:
Fast growing / Medium growing

Water requirement:
Average amount of water / Big amount of water

Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full Sun / Half Shade

Is it possible to grow indoor as houseplant?

Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:

Blooming information

Bloom season?
Spring / Summer

General information about the flower:
Cone shape flowers, color can be: purple, pink or blue, flowers grows in clusters

Scientific name:

Symphytum officinale

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