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Borago (Borage)

Borage belongs to a small of only five annual to perennial species from the Western Mediterranean and Western North Africa. Borago officinalis has been traditionally used for centuries for its edible leaves and flowers (salads, soups, etc.) and seeds (extraction of oil). It is an easily grown annual with large, bristly leaves and terminal branching racemes with showy sky-blue flowers which are much beloved by bees. It is easily grown in any humus rich, well drained soil in a fresh spot in full sun. Under appropriate conditions this species will readily self-sow.
Sow seeds flat directly to the ground from mid to end of spring in a sunny site. Cover seeds only slightly with soil.
20 seeds per package.
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Borago officinalis (Borage)

Borago officinalis (Borage)

70 (100)cm, Borage is a showy annual from the Western Mediterranean with edible, large bristly leaves and numerous sky-blue flowers in terminal branching racemes. Flowers are very attractive to bees. Borago officinalis is easily grown in any humus rich, well drained soil in a fresh spot in full sun. Sow directly to the ground from mid to end of spring in a sunny site. VI-VII.
20 seeds per package.

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