Borage Seeds

Your vegetable garden's best friend

Item # 00337-PK-P1
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Genus Borago
Species officinalis
Item Form (P) Pkt of 100 seeds
Bloom Start to End Mid Summer
Days to Maturity 56
Habit Upright
Seeds Per Pack 100
Plant Height 24 in
Plant Width 6 in - 12 in
Bloom Size 1.5 in
Additional Characteristics Bloom First Year, Butterfly Lovers, Direct Sow, Easy Care Plants, Edible, Flower, Fragrance, Herbs, Pest Fighter
Bloom Color Blue
Foliage Color Medium Green
Harvest Season Early Summer, Mid Summer
Light Requirements Full Sun
Moisture Requirements Dry, Moist,  well-drained
Resistance Deer Resistance, Disease Resistant, Heat Tolerant, Humidity Tolerant, Pest Resistant
Soil Tolerance Normal,  loamy, Poor
Uses Beds, Cuisine, Outdoor, Wildflowers

Review Summary
(Based on 2 Reviews)

5 star rating
Overall Rating: 5.0 / 5.0


5 star rating
Most Useful Plant
Jenni from IN wrote on July 14, 2012

This stuff is amazing!! Last year, I planted some borage seeds (very late) near my tomatoes. The tomatoes got tomato worms before the borage had grown. As soon as the borage came up, though, the worms left, and we never saw another. This year, the borage self sowed from last year's plants. It is much more abundant that last year. Even during this drought, the borage is very tall and looks great. My pollinators LOVE IT!! All of the time, I can find butterflies, bees, and hummingbirds on it. I have also seen finches perched on it. Family members live on our road as well. We all have several hummingbird feeders. As soon as my borage started blooming, their hummingbirds all moved into my back yard. I have also read that it has nutritional benefits. Both the leaves and the blooms have a really cool, refreshing flavor. I would say it is most similar to cucumber. I haven't tried it yet, but it seems that it would be good in lemonade. This is an all around amazing plant. I would reco

5 star rating
controls tomatoe worms
jet from CA wrote on January 14, 2012

borage works great at preventing romatoe hook worms.,...also self sows year to year

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