Borage – Item #53


Sky-blue, star shaped blossoms are a magnet for honey bees. Leaves and edible flowers have a mild cucumber flavor. Also known as bee bread, borage attracts a wide array of pollinating insects. Very easy to grow, and can withstand poor, dry soil.

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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 in spring after all danger of frost has passed. Grows best in full sun. Borage reseeds freely and spreads vigorously.

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

Additional Information

Botanical Name: Borago officinalis

Matures In: 50 days

Type: annual