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.
We hope you enjoy these basil seeds, just another great example of herb seeds from Mr Fothergill's!
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