Borage 'Borris'

planting site / location:
sunny
planting distance:
25 x 25 cm
soil / fertilisation:
Low-nutrient soil.
watering:
Keep it moisturised.
Very often finely cut leaves with cucumber-like taste are used as crudités in salads or as spice in cucumber or potato salads and sauces. The flowers are eatable and can be used as decoration. They are said to be blood-purifying and diaphoretic. Also serves as bee plant.

hardy

german term: Borage
botanical termn: Borago officinalis
plant height: 80-85 cm
life cycle: perennial
harvest season: perennial
flowering season: June to September
use: Culinary herb for seasoning dishes.
colour palette: green

 

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