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White Borage Seeds

Herb Seeds

White Borage Seeds

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White Borage Seeds

3.75

Chemical-free farm-grown White Borage (Borago officinalis alba) seeds for organic growing.

All seed varieties are grown at our farm, Fireweed, or gathered sustainably from the near by wilds. We gather, process, and package every seed variety we carry ourselves with love and care in small batches. We never purchase seeds from outside sources to resell to you. All of our varieties are open-pollinated, grown without the use of chemicals, hybrid-free and GMO-free.

1 pkg (approx 30-50 seeds)

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Common Names
White Borage

Botanical Name
Borago officinalis alba

Plant Family
Boraginaceae (Borage Family)

Native Range
Mediterranean 

Life Cycle
Annual

Hardiness Zone
2-11

Habit
1ft-2ft tall and 3ft wide with a sprawling habit. Pretty white star-shaped flowers. Hairy leaves.

Sun/Soil
Full sun to part sun. Prefers well-drained soil but will do fine in any soil.

Germination/Sowing
Seeds can be direct sown in spring or fall, or started in flats indoors in spring and transplanted out. The seedlings grow fast and will need to be removed from their pots and transplanted out in a timely manner to prevent the plants from becoming root-bound and stunted.

Growing/Care
Easy to care for self-seeding annual.

Harvesting
The aerial parts can be harvested when the plants are in bloom. 

Culinary Uses
The flowers are great in salads and for decorating cakes or other desserts. Leaves and flowers have a pleasant cucumber-like flavour. High in calcium and potassium.

Medicinal Uses
Borage is a diuretic with mild anti-depressant, adaptogen, and sedative actions.

Themes
Attracts Pollinators, Deer Resistant, Apothecary Garden, Drought Tolerant, Low Maintenance, Edible Flowers.