Borage is grown for its pretty blue flowers that are renowned for attracting bees to the garden.

Features

  • Decorative flowers
  • Edible flowers
  • Attracts friendly insects

Product details

How

Sow direct where they are to grow. Cover lightly with Yates Seed Raising Mix,firm down and keep moist.

Care

Grow in sun or semi-shade.  Enrich soil withorganic fertiliser (such as Yates Blood & Boneor Dynamic Lifter Organic Plant Food) before planting.  Feed plantsregularly with Yates Thrive Soluble Plant food. Continuous harvest promotes new growth. Protectplants from snails and slugs with Yates Blitzem.

Hint

Borage is an ideal companion plant that attracts friendly insects to the garden.  Use flowers as a garnish or to add colour to summer drinks.  Avoid eating borage leaves.  

Storage

Store in a cool dry place away from direct sunlight. Keep out of reach of children and pets.

NOT TO BE USED FOR ANY PURPOSE OR IN ANY MANNER CONTRARY TO THIS LABEL UNLESS AUTHORISED

Position Full sun or part shade
Plant space 30cm or in pots
Sow depth 5mm
Germination 5-10 days
Germination (days) 8
Row space 20cm
Maturity 12 weeks to Maturity
Maturity (days) 84
Botanical name Borago officinalis
Suitable for Pots and garden beds

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