Borage (Borago officinalis) Seeds

Borage (Borago officinalis) Seeds

$3.50

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Seed packs contain a generous amount of seed for the home gardener. Minimum 50 seeds per pack.

aka Bee Bush, Bee Bread, Bee Plant, Ox’s Tongue, Starflower, Burage, Bugloss, Bourrache, Cool Tankard, Langue de Boeuf, Tailwort

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Borage, Herb Seeds, Borago Officinalis, Grow Your Own, Open Pollinated, Non GMO, Naturally Grown, Free Shipping

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
Family:  Boraginaceae
Native Range:  S. Europe, W. Asia, Middle East
Growing Zones:  All
Mature Height: 1-3 feet
Mature Width: 1-3 feet

Sowing: Prefers direct sowing outdoors, or start indoors in peat pots 4 weeks before the last frost. Barely cover seed. Needs light to germinate. Take care not to disturb roots during transplant.
Sow depth: ¼ in.
Days to Germinate: 7-12 @ 70F
Special Maintenance: Roots are fragile and do not transplant well.

Sunlight: Full sun, Part Sun, Part Shade
Soil Type: Average, well-draining
Water:  Average
Drought Tolerance: Poor
Growth Rate: Fast

Leaf Description: Fuzzy with the scent and taste of cucumber
Bloom Time: Spring-Fall, April-September
Bloom Description: Small blue stars with a pink center

Harvest: Leaf, Flower
Harvest Time: Spring-Fall, April-September

Special Properties: Bees, Butterflies, Pollinators, Deer resistant, Readily self sows

All plants at Lovelight Herb Farm are naturally and organically grown, non-GMO, chemical-free, and open pollinated. We are a small family farm located in Western Oregon, USA

Seed packets contain a generous amount of seed for the home gardener. Minimum of 50 seeds included in each seed packet..

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