Borage (Borago officinalis) Seed


Seed packages contain a generous amount of seed for the home gardener.

10 in stock


Borage is easily grown in moist, well-drained soils in full sun to partial shade. These plants are characterized by its red, furry stems and blue star-like flowers. All parts of the plant are edible and have a cucumber-like taste to them when young. The flowers can add a touch of color to any salad, drink, or dessert.

Type: Annual
Growing Zones: 2 – 10
Sow: Can be planted indoors after the last frost or sowed directly outside 1-2 weeks after last frost.
Sow Depth: 1/4 in.
Days to Germinate: 5 – 10
Special Maintenance: Optional pruning during summer or deadhead to prevent self-seeding
Days to Harvest: 24 – 28 for seeds, leaves and flowers can be harvested anytime while young
Sunlight: Full to partial sun
Bloom Time: June – July
Bloom Description: Blue, star-like flowers
Drought Tolerance: Low
Special Properties: Attracts bees, butterflies, deer-resistant, edible

Additional information

Weight .03 lbs
Dimensions 3.75 × 2.25 × .1 in


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