Borage is grown for its pretty flowers. The flowers are edible and are used in salads and cake dressings, while bees love to forage on them! The leaves can be used as salad greens. The roots have the ability to draw trace elements deep from the soil making its leaves ideal for mulching purposes. It is an annual and readily reseeds once you have planted it in the garden.
Well drained/organic matter
Suitable for all climatic zones
In bloom pluck tender leaves
Spring (after frost period)