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Borago officinalis
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Typically available from early spring through mid summer. Check with your local store for current availability.

Purple, umbrella-like flowers open over fuzzy, cucumber tasting leaves. Beautiful salad or drink garnish. Flowers can also be candied.  

Draw pollinators into your garden with pollinator-attracting plants.

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  • Size: 3' tall, 2' width
  • Days to Maturity: 50-80 Days
  • Productivity: 2"-4" Long Leaves
  • Light Requirement: Full Sun
  • Water Needs: Moderate to High
  • Growth Habit: Upright

Green Thumb Guide

Plant in enriched garden soil 1-2 weeks after last frost. Leave 8"-10" of space between each plant. Fertilize when transplanting and again after first harvest. Water early morning or late evening. Harvest leaves or flowers as needed by pinching leaves off at the stem. For best flavor, pick early in the morning when leaves have their highest oil content. ebstone-organics-surestart,raised-vegetable-bin,ebstone-chickenmanure,monterey-sluggo,greenall-organicpottingsoil