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Borago officinalis

Stock: Available


Family: Boraginaceae

Characteristics: Annual herb 60-100 cm

Seed per packet: 15


The bright blue star shaped flowers in bloom makes Borage one of the prettiest herb plants. The flavour of the leaves resembles that of cucumber.

The plant will grow to a height of about 18 inches, and spread about 45 cm (18”) this hardy annual has a Native of northern Europe, and grows well in the temperate regions.

Borage is an excellent companion plant for tomatoes, squash and strawberries

Adaptable to most garden soils Borage is not a fussy plant but the richer the soil the bushier the plant. Prefers a sunny protected position.

Tropical: Spring, Summer & Autumn
Temperate: Spring to Summer.
Cool climate: Spring

Sow: 5mm deep
For best results sow direct in growing position.
Plant space: 30cm
Row Space: 20cm
Germination: 5-10 days
Maturity: 10-12 weeks

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