Borage, seed

$5.50$12.10 incl. GST

Seed Count: 30 / packet
Germination: easy
Botanical Name: Borago officinalis
Seed / Gram: ~ 50 seed / gram

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Description

Borage, Borago officinalis, is also known as Bugloss. Traditionally used in Europe as a pot herb. Leaves and flowers used in salads, stews, drinks and teas. Ancient European folk use the tea to drive away sadness and melancholy. The attractive blue flowers a favourite of bees. A companion plant to strawberries. Borage is a native of the Mediterranean and is adaptable to most soils and conditions. Drought and frost resistant. A very hardy plant. An annual plant growing to 1m x 1m. Sow spring and autumn.