Borage Seeds


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Versatile herb with edible flowers that have a cucumber-like flavor. Borage flowers can be used to garnish your favorite meals & summer drinks. Attracts bees and butterflies. Large plants produce hundreds of small edible flowers, mostly blue and some pink. Long harvest period. The leaves and stems are also edible. 2 g ~ 100 seeds.

Plant seeds directly in the garden after average last frost date when soil has warmed up. Optimum soil temperature for seed germination is 60-80°F. Or, start seed indoors 3-5 weeks before transplanting into the garden. Transplant to the garden 1-2 weeks after your average last frost date. Borage is sensitive to transplant shock so carefully set in the garden. Harvest borage as it begins to flower. Dry under moderate heat with good air circulation.

Scientific Name: Borago officinalis
Days to Maturity: 50-60
Seed Depth: 1/4"
Days to Sprout: 7-14
Plant Spacing: 12"
Row Spacing: 18-24"
Light Requirements: Sunny / Partial Shade
Plant Height: 18-24"
Life Cycle: Annual
Frost Hardy: No

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