Comfrey , Russian Bocking No. 14, Symphytum uplandicum – “Bocking 14” is one of the essential plants in our orchard and nursery.
Beautiful, large, fuzzy leaves continuously grow all season long.
Comfrey is one of the most beneficial companion plants to be grown in the orchard. For a Permaculture Orchard, growing comfrey is a necessity!
- Brings nutrients to the surface
- Suppresses weeds
- Adds incredible amounts of biomass
- Feeds your livestock
- Kick starts your compost pile
- Is a useful medicinal
- Is adored by pollinators.
Grows up to 4 feet when flowering. Can grow up to 4 feet in diameter.
Rootlets quickly establish plants. Give them a well prepared hole about 12 inches deep.
We have more information in a blog post about how we use comfrey in our blog post Comfrey in the Permaculture Orchard.
Comfrey, Russian Bocking No. 14 rootlets
Crowns in single, package of 3, or package of 5