PRE-ORDERS ARE OPEN // SHIPPING BEGINS FEBRUARY 1ST// FREE SHIPPING FOR SEEDS OVER $50 & ANYTHING OVER $100 IN AK

Borage
Borage
  • Load image into Gallery viewer, Borage
  • Load image into Gallery viewer, Borage

Borage

Regular price
$3.00
Sale price
$3.00
Regular price
Coming Soon
Unit price
per 
Tax included. Shipping calculated at checkout.

Borago officinalis
100 seeds
Maturity: 60 days

Farmer-direct seed from Friends of the Trees in Chimacum, Washington.
Uncertified Organic, certification coming in 2022

Believed to be native to the Mediterranean, Borage has been a culinary and medicinal herb in home gardens for many centuries. This 2-3' tall, bushy annual is covered in hundreds of dainty star-shaped blooms that come in attractive in blues and sometimes pink that are popular with pollinators. Dense plants smother nearby weeds and make a good groundcover companion plant. 

Borage blossoms have a sweet flavor with the essence of honey and cucumber. Add them to salads, make tea, or use as a tasty garnish. The leaves and stems, which also taste of cucumber, can be added to salads or cooked like spinach or chard. Will survive a light frost and self-seed readily.