Borage - Seeds & Bulbs

Borage officinalis

Borage is a nutritious, tasty, and attractive herb. Leaves have a cucumbery flavor and can be used to accent salads or mixed with other greens and steamed. Stems can be peeled and chopped to use like celery. The edible flowers can be used as a garnish or in salads, and when candied they make a beautiful decoration for cakes and pastries. I grow borage as a companion to my tomatoes. They improve the health of my tomato plants, and I could swear the tomatoes taste better when borage grows nearby!

Average Count: 150 Seeds

Plant Type: Annual
When to Sow Outside: In spring, after the last frost. Continue to sow every 2 - 3 weeks until hot weather sets in to assure a constant supply of fresh foliage and seeds.
When to Sow Inside: Not recommended - does not transplant well
Seed Depth: 1/4" to 1/2"
Seed Spacing: 6"
Days to Emerge: 5 to 10
Thinning: When 2" tall, thin to 15 " apart.

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