Borage – Item #4537


Sky-blue, star-shaped flowers make a lovely and interesting garnish. Leaves and flowers have a mild cucumber flavor. Very easy to grow and can withstand poor, dry soil. Also known as bee bread, borage attracts honeybees and other pollinating insects.

SKU: 00000613 Categories: , ,

Additional information

Weight .75 g
Dimensions .125 × 3.25 × 4.5 in

Planting & Harvesting

Seed Depth: 1/4″ (6mm)

Plant Space: 15″ (38cm)

Row Space: 24″ (61cm)

Sprouts In: 7-14 days

Sow directly in average, well-drained soil after all danger of frost has passed. Grows best in full sun to light shade. Borage reseeds freely.

Flowers and leaves can be picked anytime for fresh use. Freeze flowers in ice cubes to add sparkle to summer beverages

Additional Information

Botanical Name: Borago officinalis

Matures In: 50 days

Attributes: Heirloom favored by honeybees