Herbs Borage Borage

Borage

Organic Seed

Product ID: 912G

Edible flower with mild cucumber flavor.

Large plants bear hundreds of small edible flowers, mostly blue and some pink. Long harvest period. Borage flowers attract bees and butterflies.

•Edible Flowers: Add the flowers to salads or use to garnish cold drinks and desserts. Freeze as ice cubes. Mild cucumber flavor.

Organically grown. Avg. 1,450 seeds/oz. Packet: 200 seeds.

Details

Size
Price
 
Quantity
Availability

Packet

$4.35
In Stock

1 Ounce

$9.20
In Stock

1/4 Pound

$19.40
In Stock

1 Pound

$53.85
Backordered until Nov 19, 2017
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Additional Information

DAYS TO GERMINATION: 7-14 days.

SOWING: Direct seed (recommended): Sow seeds as soon as the soil has warmed in the spring. Plant 1/4- 1/2" deep, 3 seeds per foot in rows that are 24" apart. Thin to 12" spacing for individual plants.
Transplant: Starting borage for transplanting is possible, but not recommended, as it develops a taproot and is somewhat difficult to transplant.

LIGHT PREFERENCE: Sun.

SOIL REQUIREMENTS:
Grows well in average soil and will perform well even in poor soils.

PLANT HEIGHT: 18-30".

PLANT SPACING: 12".

HARDINESS ZONES: Annual.

HARVEST: Harvest borage as it begins to flower. Dry flowers quickly under moderate heat with good air circulation.

Note: Borage readily self-sows.

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Quick Facts

Latin Name
Borago officinalis
Days To Maturity
Average number of days from seeding date until ready for harvest.
50 - 60 Days
Life Cycle
Plants can be Annuals (single growing season), Perennials (grow year after year), Tender Perennials (grow year after year in warmer climates; and in some cases when given special protection in colder climates), or Biennials (require two years to mature).
Annual
Hybrid Status
Hybrid: The offspring of a cross between two or more distinct parent lines, usually of same species, and selected for improved traits.<br>Open-pollinated: A non-hybrid variety that can reproduce itself in kind, demonstrating relatively stable traits from one generation to the next.
Open Pollinated
Product Features
Edible Flowers Edible Flowers
Variety's flowers may be consumed.
Organic Seeds, Plants, and Supplies Organic Seeds, Plants, and Supplies
Plants, or seeds harvested from plants, that have been grown without synthetic fertilizers or pesticides, strictly adhering to the USDA's National Organic Standards Board (NOSB) organic gardening practices are designated as Organic.

Supplies that meet the USDA's National Organic Program (NOP) rules according to a third-party authority such as OMRI, WSDA, and/or a local authority such as MOFGA or NOFA.
Organic Seeds, Plants, and Supplies Edible Flowers