Plant Care Crimean Comfrey

Crimean Comfrey

Also known as

Symphytum borragineum and Symphytum bullatum

Taxonomy

Symphytum tauricum
Symphytum
Boraginaceae
Boraginales

How to care for Crimean Comfrey

Water

How often to water your Crimean Comfrey

Water needs for Crimean Comfrey
0.5 cups
every 9

Crimean Comfrey needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.

Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

Water 0.5 cups every
9

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5"
Light

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Finding light for Crimean Comfrey in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Crimean Comfrey: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Crimean Comfrey love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

Crimean Comfrey does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Crimean Comfrey in your home 🏡.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Crimean Comfrey

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Crimean Comfrey: repot after 2X growth

Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.

By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.

To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your Crimean Comfrey after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

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Care Summary for Crimean Comfrey

Crimean Comfrey


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 1ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

Based on the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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