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Borage

     

BORAGE

Borago officinalis

Description:

Fuzzy stems with blue or white flowers. Fresh, has a cucumber-like taste. The leaves & flowers are used.

Growth:

To height of 3’

Light:

Full sun

Hardiness:

Annual

Uses:

Culinary, Medicinal

Suggestions:

Use as either a fresh vegetable or dried herb. Often used in salads or as a garnish. Often used in pasta fillings and sauces. The flowers can be candied. 

 

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