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What comfrey should be used for what purpose? [duplicate]

I know there's a lot of bockings of comfrey, but what one is used for what purpose?
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Can you propagate comfrey by stems?

I'm wanting to get a lot of comfrey this year, and am wondering if anyone has had good success from propagating it by stem cuttings.
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Does comfrey make a great garden perimeter?

I'm into the no till side of gardening, and have heard that comfrey "grows in place". Would comfrey make a great garden perimeter plant to keep animals out by feeding them better food than the stuff ...
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How do you save an asparagus bed from comfrey?

I accidentally buried a lot of fresh picked comfrey stems under wood chips when building an asparagus bed. How do I save the asparagus bed from the comfrey?
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Why do some of my comfrey plants have leaves curling over? [closed]

I noticed that the comfrey (planted last year) leaves down by the creek are big and flat, but the ones up the hill by the blueberry bushes (6 feet higher in elevation) are curled up (rolling over on ...
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Will comfrey survive a stampede? [closed]

Since people say that comfrey can survive everything, can comfrey survive a daily stampede to the milking barn as ground cover in the alleys?
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Can I plant comfrey in rotting compost to help it grow better?

I'm looking to grow some more comfrey for next year's planting, and was wondering if I can just plant it in rotting plant material, or if I should just put it directly in dirt in the bucket. On a ...
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Why do you only hear of comfrey bocking 4 and bocking 14? [closed]

Is there more than just 2 bockings, if so what do you use them for, and how do you identify them?
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Should comfrey be a companion of blueberries?

I have access to a lot of free comfrey, and was wondering if it would be a bad idea to plant comfrey around the blueberry bushes to get them more nutrients easily.
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Will comfrey root sluff off too much growth if you mow it with grass?

I've heard that comfrey will sluff off layers when you cut it. Will the root of a comfrey plant die back too much if you mow it whenever you mow the grass? I have an apple tree that's not producing ...
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