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Comfrey Root Cuttings For Sale - Canada Only

 
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Rooted Bocking 4 & Bocking 14 crowns. No root cuttings.

$3.50/plant + Xpresspost shipping. I ship by Xpresspost bubble mailer on Mondays only which means that you'll have the plants within 3 days and avoid weekending in the post-office. Payment is by Paypal or Interac.

PM me if you are interested.
 
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Instead of pm'ing me since I get my PM's a bit erratically, please use the email on my profile.
 
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Hi! I sent you an e-mail a little while ago - just checking if you got it/ if you are still able to divide comfrey or if it's too late in the season.
Thanks!
 
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Hello,

Thank you for the shipment of comfrey. The well-rooted cuttings arrived well-packaged and labeled and I look forward to seeing them grow!
 
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Jay Muir wrote:Hello,

Thank you for the shipment of comfrey. The well-rooted cuttings arrived well-packaged and labeled and I look forward to seeing them grow!



Thank you. Follow the instructions I provided and they'll get off to a great start. If you want to know how to multiply them quickly, drop me a note.
 
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Well, despite my bees flying this past Sunday, it's still winter. But it's starting to be time to think about the garden. I'll be offering rooted Bocking 4 and Bocking 14 cuttings again this year.

$3.50/plant + Xpresspost shipping. I ship by Xpresspost bubble mailer on Mondays only which means that you'll have the plants within 3 days and avoid weekending in the post-office.

I'll also be offering 1 ½ inch pieces of root for $1/each with a minimum order of 25 pieces. This is more work for you and slower to get to planting out but it's a cheaper way if you need many plants.

Payment is by Paypal or Interac.

eMail me at the address in my profile.
 
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Mike, I sent you an e-mail on May 8. Did you receive it? I'm interesting in Bocking 14 cuttings.
 
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Hi Mike,

I sent you an email tonight. Let me know, thanks!

Jenn C
 
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Jane Weeks wrote:Mike, I sent you an e-mail on May 8. Did you receive it? I'm interesting in Bocking 14 cuttings.



It was nice meeting you. Hope the crowns do well for you.
 
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Recieved my two comfrey crowns yesterday, they were still quite happy looking despite their journey. Have them potted now and looking forward to their growth. Thanks.
 
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Hi Mike, just sent you an email, hopefully you still have some for sale. I'm in Quebec, Canada

Thank you!
 
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Hi mike.   I'm not sure how to pm on here but I would love some bocking 14 if it's still available!
 
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I'll be offering rooted Bocking 4 and Bocking 14 cuttings again this year. All plants are inoculated with mycorrhizal fungi. You all receive instructions on how to get the plants to recover quickly from the shipping shock.

$3.50/plant + Xpresspost shipping. I ship by Xpresspost bubble mailer on Mondays only which means that you'll have the plants within 3 days and avoid weekending in the post-office.

I'll also be offering a limited amount 1 ½ inch pieces of root for $1/each with a minimum order of 25 pieces. This is more work for you and slower to get to planting out but it's a cheaper way if you need many plants.

Payment is by Paypal or Interac.

eMail me at the address in my profile.  Please do not PM me as I have problems getting PM notifications and you may not get a response.
 
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I'm sold out for this year unless Nature gets generous.  Thanks for everyone's interest.
 
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Just to let everyone know that next year [2018], my prices will be going up to $4.00/rooted crown.  This is the first increase in price since I began offering crowns in 2014.
 
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I ordered frim Mike this year and have to say the plants are doing well and I'm very happy with the service.
 
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That's kind of you to say, Tim.  This was a tough year for growing plants - slow to break dormancy & slow to grow.  It was particularly tough for comfrey, it seems.  I had a couple of customers whose entire shipment did not take.  (I replaced the plants.) Never had that before but then again with plants, it's always something different.
 
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                                                                                            >>>>>>TAKING ORDERS NOW<<<<<<


I'll be offering rooted Bocking 4 and Bocking 14 cuttings again this year. All plants are inoculated with mycorrhizal fungi. You all receive instructions on how to get the plants to recover quickly from the shipping shock.

$4.00/plant + Xpresspost shipping. I ship by Xpresspost bubble mailer on Mondays only which means that you'll have the plants within 3 days and avoid weekending in the post-office.

Unfortunately, I won't be offering pieces of root this year since supply is a bit limited and I want to let the mother plants put on some growth.

Payment is by Paypal or Interac.

eMail me at the address in my profile.  Please do not PM me as I have problems getting PM notifications and you may not get a response.
 
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Thanks to everyone who has placed orders.  I'm beginning to get towards the sold out point but I will have some room for more orders.  If you are thinking about it, don't think too long or you may be disappointed.

Regards,
Mike
 
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Due to someone backing out of an order, I still have plants available.  
 
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Mike Haych wrote:Due to someone backing out of an order, I still have plants available.  



Hi Mike I sent you a message a couple months back but I don't think you got it. Do you have an email i could talk to you over? I would like to  buy some
 
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Andre Dewalski wrote:

Mike Haych wrote:Due to someone backing out of an order, I still have plants available.  



Hi Mike I sent you a message a couple months back but I don't think you got it. Do you have an email i could talk to you over? I would like to  buy some



Shoulda emailed me.  I don't why but I get notice PMs here erratically.  I've responded to your PM.

Regards,
Mike
 
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                                                                                            >>>>>>TAKING ORDERS NOW<<<<<<


I don't usually post about taking orders until the spring but I've already started receiving orders. So rather than disappoint people be being sold out early, I figured that I should post that I'm taking orders now and people can plan accordingly.

I'm offering rooted Bocking 4 and Bocking 14 cuttings again for 2019 delivery. All plants are inoculated with mycorrhizal fungi. You all receive instructions on how to get the plants to recover quickly from the shipping shock.

The price is unchanged at $4.00/plant + Xpresspost shipping. I ship by Xpresspost bubble mailer on Mondays only which means that you'll have the plants in 3 days or less depending on where you live and avoid weekending in the post-office.

Payment is by Paypal or Interac.

eMail me at the address in my profile.  Please do not PM me as I have problems getting PM notifications and you may not get a response.
 
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Will you have any 1.5 inch pieces available again this year?
 
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Andre Dewalski wrote:Will you have any 1.5 inch pieces available again this year?



Please email me at the address in my profile - https://permies.com/u/155880/Mike-Haych
 
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What are the advantages of crown over root cuttings? You mention that root cuttings takes more work on our end. How so?
 
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Jerome Lee wrote:What are the advantages of crown over root cuttings? You mention that root cuttings takes more work on our end. How so?



Crowns already have leaves and fibrous roots.  They are essentially very small comfrey plants.  If I send someone 10 crowns and they follow the instructions that I provide, they should have 10 plants to plant out.  To get a root cutting to a ready-to-plant-out plant requires more time, attention, and knowledge to get a 100% success rate.  Or you can stick the cuttings in the ground and take your chances.  If you already have established plants and want more, the second random approach will work even if it's not a 100% success rate.  If you don't have plants and are trying to establish a good size planting, then the second random approach is not the way to go.

I start my crowns from 1" cuttings in 18 cell flats under high humidity domes under grow lights. This year I've gone to 50 deep-cell flats which will produce even more root mass. I use liquid fertilizers to boost root growth and then liquid fertilizers to boost leaf growth. I get 100% success rates.  Could one get 100% success without doing this?  Maybe. Perhaps. But why fiddle with what works? LOL

Regards,
Mike
 
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WOW. The response has been great.  Thanks to all who have placed orders.


I am getting close to being sold out so if you are thinking about ordering, I'd suggest that you might want to decide now.   When I'm sold out, that's it until next year.

Once again, thanks to everyone who placed orders.

Regards,
Mike
 
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Thank you to everyone who place orders.  I am COMPLETELY sold out so please don't ask if I have any available.  All things being equal, I will be offering again next year.

Thank you again,
Mike
 
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