Borage

Overview

Botanic Name: Borago officinalis

Bright blue star-shaped edible flowers in which leaves can be used in salads and cooking. Adds a delicate cucumber flavourto foods, used in traditional medicine.

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How To Grow

Sow 10mm (½”) deep in flowering position in full sun or semi-shade. Firm down gently and keep moist. Use leaves in salads and cooking and the flowers for a garnish. Seedlings emerge 10-14 days.

When To Plant

South Island: Jan, Feb, Mar, Nov, Dec

North Island: Aug, Sep, Oct, Nov

Harvest

10-12 weeks