Borage 60 Seeds, Herb,Heirloom
Borage 60 Seeds, Herb,Heirloom Click image to enlarge
Description This 2'-3' tall, versatile herb is exquisite in the garden. In addition to attracting bees and other beneficial insects, it can be used as a cover crop. Edible, blue and sometimes pink flowers with a cucumber-like flavor can be used fresh to garnish dips, salads, and summer drinks, or candied with sugar for later use. The leaves and stems are also edible, delicious steamed like spinach or chard. Fairly drought tolerant once established
Plant Dimensions: 2'-3' tall, 12"-18" wide
Borago officinalis) is a unique plant for the culinary garden. It grows quickly as an annual but will colonize a corner of the garden by self-seeding and reappearing year after year.
Exposure: Full sun to part shade
Sow seeds directly into the garden after the last date of frost. Plant seeds ¼ to ½ inch (6 ml. - 1 cm.) under the soil in rows 12 inches (30+ cm.) apart. Thin the borage herb to at least 1 foot (30+ cm.) when the plants measure 4 to 6 inches (10-15 cm.) tall.
Sowing the seeds every four weeks will ensure a ready supply of borage flowers. The leaves may be picked at any time and used fresh.
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