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Comfrey Root Cuttings – 2 Types (Sold out)

Comfrey is traditionally known as knitbone with many uses both in the garden and in the homestead. The leaves make for great compost tea and mulching material as they are high in minerals and nitrogen. In permaculture, due to it’s deep tap root comfrey is known as a mineral accumulator and often planted under fruit trees as natural fertilizer used as chop & drop material. Each cuttings is 3-5cm long.

Vigorous root cuttings are freshly harvested on the day of shipping and sent out unwashed for extra preservation. Root cuttings can be planted in a pot to start them off or directly into the ground outdoors in a permanent location as it’s a perennial plant. Latin name: Symphytum officinale.

PLEASE NOTE NEW ORDERS ARE SENT OUT WITHIN 15 WORK DAYS DUE TO HIGH DEMAND.

10x Root Cuttings Purple SOLD OUT
10x Root Cuttings Bocking 14 SOLD OUT
20x + 5 Free Root Cuttings Bocking 14 SOLD OUT
8x Root Cuttings White SOLD OUT

Also the leaves can be used externally as a poultice to help repair a broken bone by promoting cell division. Propagates easily from root cutting or crowns. Some cultivars are bred not to produce seed to control spreading of the plant. Although we are not sure of the cultivar, our plants have not produced seeds in the 3 years that we’ve had them in the garden. The leaves have a pleasant odor of cucumber when rubbed and the flowers provide an excellent food source for bees and other insects.

2 thoughts on “Comfrey Root Cuttings – 2 Types (Sold out)

  1. Thinking about it. If I “gofer” it do I convert €4.90 to £4.47 or just call it £4.90. Also – what about P&P?
    (Mainland UK, just ovver the watter.)
    ;¬)

    1. Hi Brian. When you buy things online with a debit or credit card it will convert everything on our shop from euro to pounds automatically with the current exchange rate. Postage is always 5.90euro no matter how much you order.

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