Borage, Common

$3.75

259 in stock

Borage is a beautiful flowering plant with a wide range of uses. Borage flowers and leaves are edible, the bees love the plant, and it can grow in most microclimates of Southern California. If you are not growing borage in your garden, you are missing out!

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Description

Borage is a beautiful flowering plant with a wide range of uses. Borage flowers and leaves are edible, the bees love the plant, and it can grow in most microclimates of Southern California. If you are not growing borage in your garden, you are missing out!

Suggested Planting Requirements: Grown best in the cool seasons of San Diego but also grows well into the warmer months. Can be directly sown in full sun.

Growing Recommendations: Borage can be grown in relatively poor soil but responds well to small additions of compost and fertilizer. Prune dead blooms to prolong the blooming period.

Harvesting & Storing: Edible flowers and leaves add a touch of beauty and cucumber-like flavor to dishes. Blooms can be used as an herbal remedy or simply harvest the flowers to make beautiful bouquets.

Soil Temperature:65-85°F
Planting Depth:1/4″
Days to Germination:7-14+
Days to Maturity:45-55+
Height at Maturity:1-2′
Lighting Requirements:Full Sun
Spacing:12-18″

Borago officinalis

Package Weight: 1 gram

Additional information

Weight0.10 g
Dimensions5.00 × 0.10 × 3.00 in

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