Borage - (Borago officinalis)


This annual herb is also known as Bugloss. The flowers are blue and pink and shaped like stars. The leaves and the flowers have a mild cucumber flavor. Borage can grow up to 36 inches high and 20 inches wide.
Plant Borage in a sunny location in poor, well-drained soil. You can plant this herb anytime in warm winter areas or early spring in cold areas. The plant matures in about 80 days. Harvest the plant before the flower buds appear.

Borage can be added to vegetables, fish, poultry and pasta dishes.

Parts used: Leaves, seeds, flowers.

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