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.
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
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..