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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Zones:All Zones (Grow as an Annual), 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
Growth Cycle:Annual, Self Seeding Annual
Water Needs:Moderate/High, Moderate, Low/Moderate, Low
Light:Full Sun, Partial Shade, Full Sun/Partial Shade
Growth RateModerate, Fast
Height:f: Up to 2 Feet
Soil Type:All - Tolerant of Most Soil Types., Chalky Soil, Clay Soil, Loamy Soil, Peaty Soil, Saline Soil, Sandy Soil, Silty Soil
Special Features:Butterflies and Pollinators, Medicinal Value, Composting, Soil Improvement
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":

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