Edible usesThere are no edible uses listed for Symphytum grandiflorum.
Medicinal uses(Warning!)There are no medicinal uses listed for Symphytum grandiflorum.
If you have sufficient seed you can try an outdoor sowing in situ in the spring.Division succeeds at almost any time of the year. Simply use a spade to chop off the top 7cm of root just below the soil level. The original root will regrow and you will have a number of root tops, each of which will make a new plant. These can either be potted up or planted out straight into their permanent positions.
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There are some named varieties, selected for their ornamental value.Plants can be invasive, often spreading freely by means of self-sown seed. The root system is very deep and difficult to eradicate, even small fragments of root left in the soil can produce new plants.
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Associations & Interactions
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Polycultures & Guilds
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