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Borage Seeds

Borage seeds sprout into vibrant annual herbs. They have striking blue flowers shaped like stars and a flavor similar to cucumbers. Preferring full sun for optimal growth, borage does best in well-drained, fertile soil. Even so, it can adapt to other less ideal conditions, including dry or poor soil. This resilient plant has edible leaves and flowers, which have a unique taste in salads and drinks. Borage also has a proud role in the garden as a companion plant, attracting pollinators and other beneficial insects.

Survival Garden Seeds offers borage seeds for sale, ideal for gardeners looking to grow this attractive, useful herb in their garden. Our non-GMO seeds are selected for their health and vigor, ensuring a beautiful and productive borage plant.

Growing Borage Seeds in Your Garden

  • Edible flowers with a cucumber-like taste
  • Beneficial medicinal herb
  • Excellent companion plant
  • Heirloom, non-GMO seeds


Borage herb, or Borago officinalis, is a plant with a multitude of benefits. It is easy to grow, with its leaves and flowers offering a refreshing flavor. They are the perfect addition to salads and beverages. Beyond culinary uses, borage is known in the field of natural medicine, providing anti-inflammatory and soothing effects. Native to the Mediterranean region, borage is very adaptable, grown in USDA hardiness zones 2 to 11.


Plant borage seeds in the garden after the last frost in spring, or start them indoors a few weeks earlier to get a head start. The seeds should be sown about 1/4 inch deep into the soil. They prefer a sunny location. Seeds germinate best in warm soil, typically sprouting within a week or two.


The borage plant is quite easy to maintain and tolerant to drought once rooted well. It benefits from occasional watering, particularly when dry periods occur, to encourage better growth and flowering. Borage can grow tall, so in windy areas, it’s a good idea to use some support for the plants. Regular leaf and flower harvesting encourages continuous growth. It will prevent the plant from becoming too leggy as well.

Plant Survival Garden Seeds’ borage seeds, and enhance your culinary experiences with a unique flavor. This beneficial medicinal herb promotes a healthier garden and home while enriching the visual appeal of your home’s outdoor space.

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