Permaculture companion plants for Black mulberry

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Chives Chives
true
Bulb, Flowers, Leaves, Root
Herbs
3-12
Perennial
full sun, partial sun/shade
Moist
light (sandy), medium, heavy (clay)
0.3
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chives
Medium
Wild chives, Flowering Onion
Alliaceae
https://pfaf.org/User/Plant.aspx?LatinName=Allium schoenoprasum
14-21days
6.0-7.0
21°C (70°F)
seed - direct sow, seed - transplant, division
4-6 weeks before last frost
8-12inches
Chives are a bulb-forming herbaceous perennial plant, growing to 30–50 cm (12–20 in) tall. The bulbs are slender, conical, 2–3 cm (3⁄4–1 1⁄4 in) long and 1 cm (1⁄2 in) broad, and grow in dense clusters from the roots. The scapes (or stems) are hollow and tubular, up to 50 cm (20 in) long and 2–3 mm (1⁄16–1⁄8 in) across, with a soft texture, although, prior to the emergence of a flower, they may appear stiffer than usual. The grass-like leaves, which are shorter than the scapes, are also hollow and tubular, or terete, (round in cross-section) which distinguishes it at a glance from garlic chives (Allium tuberosum). The flowers are pale purple, and star-shaped with six petals, 1–2 cm (1⁄2–3⁄4 in) wide, and produced in a dense inflorescence of 10-30 together; before opening, the inflorescence is surrounded by a papery bract. The seeds are produced in a small, three-valved capsule, maturing in summer. The herb flowers from April to May in the southern parts of its habitat zones and in June in the northern parts. Show

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Marigold Marigold
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Calendula_officinalis
Medium
Moist
full sun, partial sun/shade
2-11
Pot Marigold, Common Marigold, Scotch Marigold, Ruddles
light (sandy), medium, heavy (clay)
Asteraceae or Compositae
0.6
Ringelblume
Flowers, Leaves, Seed
Annual
https://pfaf.org/User/Plant.aspx?LatinName=Calendula officinalis
21°C (70°F)
6-14 days
5.5-7.0
15cm
60
Repels nematodes
### Propagation - Direct sow Direct sow in spring when light frost is still possible. Can be sown until early summer for fall blooms. ### Propagation - Transplant Sow indoors in late winter, transplant outside when risk of heavy frost has passed. #### Links [Calendula @ West Coast Seeds](https://www.westcoastseeds.com/products/zeolights-organic) Show

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Garlic Garlic
Bulb, Flowers, Leaves, Root, Seed
Herbs
3-10
full sun
Dry, Moist
light (sandy), medium
0.6
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Garlic
Cultivated garlic
Alliaceae
Knoblauch
20cm
https://pfaf.org/User/Plant.aspx?LatinName=Allium sativum
Perennial
6.5-7.0
sting and itch relief from insect bites
seed - direct sow
late autumn (Sept.-Nov.) or early spring
Garlic is a perennial flowering plant growing from a bulb. It is pollinated by bees, butterflies, moths, and other insects. Mulch for proper overwintering when planted in autumn. To harvest dig and do not pull out the bulbs. Let them dry in an airy, shady and dry spot e.g. by hanging them up. Once wrappers are dry, it can be stored at a dry place. Show

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Common Grape Vine Common Grape Vine
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vitis_vinifera
Fast
Dry, Moist
full sun, partial sun/shade
6-10
Vines
Wine grape, Purpleleaf Grape, Common Grape, Angur, Diva loza, Grozde yagorida, Tumpeang ba'y chu, Uva, Vid, Vigne, Vino, Weinrebe, aanab, ainab, aitoviiniköynnös, lehti, angoor, angur, blad från vinranka, bortermo szolo levél, cognac oil, common grape vine, dakh, darakh, drakh, draksa, draksh, draksha, draksha kottai, draksha pondu, drakshai, drakya, dry grapes, drak?a (fruit), european grape, feuille de vigne rouge, folha de videira, frunze de vita-de-vie, gostani, gostoni, grape, grape seeds oligomeric proanthocyanidins, grape vine, grapevine, grapevine leaf, kashmish, kishmish, kottai drakshai, lambrusca, lambrusque, lie de vin, list vinica, list vinske trte, lisc winorosli wlasciwej, maneka, maweez munaqqa, maweezak kohi, munaca, munaqqa, munkka, munthringya, m?dvika, parra, raisins, rote weinrebenblätter, rød vinranke, blad, tikruju vynmedžiu lapai, vid, hoja de, vigne, vigne rouge, vigne vinifère, viinapuu lehed, vinblad, vine, vinho, vino, vite, foglia, vitis vinifera, flos, vitis viniferae folium, vínviðarlauf, weinrebe, werqa tad-dielja, wijnstokblad, wine, wine grape, zabeeb-ul-jabal, cervený list vinné révy, ista vinkoka lapas
light (sandy), medium, heavy (clay)
Vitaceae
15.0
Weintraube
Oil
Flowers, Fruit, Leaves
Perennial
https://pfaf.org/User/Plant.aspx?LatinName=Vitis vinifera
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Lemon balm Lemon balm
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lemon_balm
Fast
Dry, Moist
full sun, partial sun/shade
4-8
balm, common balm, balm mit, Bee Balm, Sweet Balm
light (sandy), medium
Lamiaceae or Labiatae
0.7
Herbs
Zitronenmelisse
Leaves
Weed potential
Perennial
https://pfaf.org/User/Plant.aspx?LatinName=Melissa officinalis
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White Mustard White Mustard
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/White_mustard
Fast
Moist
full sun, partial sun/shade
5-9
light (sandy), medium, heavy (clay)
Brassicaceae or Cruciferae
0.6
Weißer Senf
Leaves, Seed
Oil
Annual
https://pfaf.org/User/Plant.aspx?LatinName=Sinapis alba
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Nasturtium Nasturtium
Flowers, Leaves, Seed, Seedpod
Trap crop, deters whiteflies, deters cucumber beetles, attracts insects, good for biomass
Herbs
6-11
Annual, Perennial
full sun
Moist
light (sandy), medium
seed - direct sow, seed - transplant
1 week after last frost - late spring
2-4 weeks before last frost
2 weeks after last frost
3.5
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tropaeolum_majus
Fast
Tropaeolum, Indian Cress
Tropaeolaceae
Große Kapuzinerkresse
15cm
7-12 days
12-18°C (55-65°F)
Oil
https://pfaf.org/User/Plant.aspx?LatinName=Tropaeolum majus
Flowering plant on the ground. Can be grown annual or perennial #### Links [Nasturtium @ West Coast Seeds](https://www.westcoastseeds.com/products/jewel-mix ) Show

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Chard Chard
Moist
full sun
4-8
light (sandy), medium, heavy (clay)
Chenopodiaceae
0.9
swiss chard, silver beet, perpetual spinach, beet spinach, seakale beet, leaf beet
Mangold, Krautstiel
Leaves, Stem
Biennial
https://pfaf.org/User/Plant.aspx?LatinName=Beta vulgaris cicla
Leaf vegetable. Leaves and stalks are edible. Closely related to the beet. Show

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Spinach Spinach
Leaves, Seed
Herbs
4-8
Annual
full sun, partial sun/shade
Moist
light (sandy), medium, heavy (clay)
seed - direct sow, seed - transplant
0.3
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spinach
Fast
Chenopodiaceae
Spinat
https://pfaf.org/User/Plant.aspx?LatinName=Spinacia oleracea
carminative, laxative, hypoglycaemic; against inflammation
from March to June; Aug to Sep
2 weeks
start seeds indoors 8 weeks prior to last frost date
3 weeks prior to last frost date
Easy-to-grow, cool-weather, leafy vegetable, probably native to western Asia Successional sowing once per month/every two weeks is recommended for continuous supply. Show

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Tansy Tansy
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tansy
Fast
Dry, Moist
full sun
3-8
Common tansy, Golden Buttons, Curly Leaf Tansy
light (sandy), medium, heavy (clay)
Asteraceae or Compositae
1.0
Rainfarn
Herbs
Flowers, Leaves
Weed potential
Perennial
https://pfaf.org/User/Plant.aspx?LatinName=Tanacetum vulgare
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Yarrow Yarrow
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Achillea_millefolium
Fast
Dry, Moist
full sun, partial sun/shade
4-8
Boreal yarrow, California yarrow, Giant yarrow, Coast yarrow, Western yarrow, Pacific yarrow, bloodwort, carpenter's weed, common yarrow, hierba de las cortaduras, milfoil, plumajillo
light (sandy), medium, heavy (clay)
Asteraceae or Compositae
0.6
Herbs
Gemeine Schafgarbe
Leaves
Weed potential
Perennial
https://pfaf.org/User/Plant.aspx?LatinName=Achillea millefolium
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Black walnut Black walnut
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Juglans_nigra
Fast
Moist
full sun
4-9
Tall trees
light (sandy), medium, heavy (clay)
Juglandaceae
30.0
Schwarznuss
Animal feed, Wind breaker, Wood
Sap, Seed
Oil
Perennial
https://pfaf.org/User/Plant.aspx?LatinName=Juglans nigra
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Comfrey Comfrey
Herbs
Perennial
This plant is a wonderful dynamic accumulator, biomass generator, drip line extender, and all around companion plant. Show

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