Does comfrey promote growth and fruit production of saskatoon berry and black currant?
Farmer: Pat Kozowyk, Ivan Chan and Arthur Churchyard
Farm: Baba Link Farm, Eden in Season, Eramosa Currants
Publish Date: February 6, 2018
Article Type: Research Report
Research Priorities: Cover Crops
Perennial cover crops have many ecological benefits. However, they may compete with the crop or not provide sufficient weed control. Progress to Date:
- In her second year with comfrey, Pat found no difference in saskatoon growth or production compared to shrubs without comfrey.
- In their first year, Arthur and Ivan collected baseline data, and they will continue to measure growth and production for another 2 years.