Borage Expand



A wonderful herb for any garden. The blue flowers are edible and have a delicate cucumber taste. A beneficial companion for other plants and great for compost. The roots provide Nitrogen to the soil. Grows in all zones as a self seeding annual.

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Data sheet

Zones: Annuals (Grow in All Zones), 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
Growth Cycle: Self Seeding Annual, Annual
Water Needs: Low, Moderate, Low/Moderate, Moderate/High
Light: Full Sun, Full Sun/Partial Shade, Partial Shade
Soil Type: Silty Soil, Loamy Soil, Sandy Soil, Peaty Soil, Saline Soil, Chalky Soil, Clay Soil, All - Tolerant of Most Soil Types.
Edible: Yes
Color: Blue
Height: f: Up to 2 Feet
Growing Instructions: Sow seeds directly in the garden in spring or start indoors 4 weeks before last frost date. Sow 2 -3 seeds ¼ inch deep and 12 inches apart. Full Sun/Partial Shade. Germination 7 -14 days at 60 -75F. Maturity 60-70 days. Height 18-24":
Special Features: Butterflies and Pollinators, Soil Improvement, Medicinal Value, Composting
Growth Rate: Moderate, Fast


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