Borage Seeds; organic + heirloom

Borage Seeds; organic + heirloom

from 3.75

One seed packet filled with wild magic: heirloom organic seeds grown and collected by hand on our small scale farm. For expert and aspiring gardeners. An environmentally conscious alternative to conventional seed.

In an effort to save on paper and ink, planting instructions can be found below. Printed instructions are available by selecting the option for our planting information postcard. A beautiful postcard including the main listing photo for this seed variety, plus detailed planting instructions on the back.

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Borago officinalis
10+ seeds

In addition to its edible cucumber-flavored leaves and attractive star-shaped purple flowers (also edible), borage attracts honeybees and is a good companion plant to strawberries, squash, legumes, brassicas, and tomatoes. It is known to deter the tomato hornworm. Often used in salads or as a garnish in drinks. Although it is an annual, borage will continue to grow back if allowed to go to seed.

{planting information}
Lifecycle: annual
Sunlight: full to part sun
Maturity: 55 days
Height: 12-24"
Spread: 12-14"
Bloomtime: mid-spring, late-spring, early summer
Special notes: borage will self-seed but is not invasive.

{how to plant} 
Plant seeds just below the soil in spring and keep well watered. Borage grows easily and once established will freely self-seed.

Seeds are packaged in 100% recycled, 20% post-consumer waste brown kraft envelopes. Thank you for recycling again.