Borage plant growing herbaceous leaf plant of the genus Borago also known as Borago officinalis or starflower, Borage plant annual plant also used as ornamental or medical plant, can grow in mediterranean, subtropical or temperate and growing in hardiness zone 2-10.
Leaves edible color green in oval shape to full mature leaf have like hair on it
Flower edible in the color blue, pink or blue-purple in star shape with 5 petals attract pollinators
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Requirements for Borage plant growing and care:
Well drain soil, rich soil
What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Seedling / Seed
Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction?
Difficulties or problems when growing:
Can be little
Spring or autumn in hardness zone 10b
Pests and diseases:
How to prune:
Recommend to prune for use
Size of the plant?
40-90 cm, 16-36 inches
Growth speed in optimal condition:
Fast growing / Medium growing
Average amount of water
Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full Sun / Half Shade
Is it possible to grow as houseplant?
Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:
Spring / Summer
General information about the flower
Blue, pink or blue-purple flowers in star shape with 5 petals attract pollinators
Pollination is done by:
Uses of Borage plant flower:
Salad, cooked, beverage
Leaves harvesting season
Spring / Summer
How to harvest the leaves?
Recommend to rim young and tender without the stems
Information about leaves:
Green leaves in oval shape to full mature leaf have like hair on it
Uses of Borage plant leaves:
Salad, cooked, beverage, medical