Borage Seeds (Organic)

Borage Seeds (Organic)

Size Price Savings Quantity
Packet $6.29
1 Ounce $19.99
1/4 Pound $52.49 ($13.12/ounce) 34% Savings
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  • Edible petals of this flower also attract bees to your garden
  • Tall-growing heirloom annual
  • A tasty culinary herb, popular in European cuisines
  • Produces attractive, edible flowers
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Life Cycle Annual
Planting Season Spring
Growth Habit Spreading

Flavor Profile Cucumber-like; Slightly Sweet; Refreshing
Plant Characteristics Attracts Bees, Attracts Butterflies, Attracts Hummingbirds, Attracts Pollinators, Easy to Grow & Maintain
Use Culinary, Medicinal, Tea
Growing Conditions Drought Tolerant, Heat Tolerant, Outdoor, Poor Soil Tolerant
Harvest Advantages Dried
Plant Resistance Deer

About Borage Seeds (Organic)

Borage officinalis

Seed Type Heirloom Seed, Organic Seed
Also known as Starflower

Borage is an old-fashioned plant that is absolutely lovely with its drooping foliage and dainty blue/purple flowers. Eden Brothers' Organic Borage is certified by the USDA and will grow in all kinds of conditions, from poor soil to extreme heat. Known as an herbal remedy, try Organic Borage in teas, drinks or as a garnish. Some say it tastes like a cucumber—yum!

Planting Information

Planting Borage Seeds (Organic)

Planting Season Spring
Seed Prep Requires Light
Sowing Method Direct Sow, Start Indoors
Light Requirement Full Sun
Planting Depth 1/2 inch
Plant Spacing 12 inches
Water Needs Average
Hardiness Zones 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
Days to Maturity 50 to 80 days
View our Borage Planting Guide to learn more.


Amount Avg Seed Count Recommended Coverage
Packet 44 Up to 30 Sq. Ft
1 Ounce 1,300 Up to 150 Sq. Ft
1/4 Pound 5,200 Up to 600 Sq. Ft

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