Borage – are biennial or perennial plants (depending on growing conditions), often replanted when grown in the same place and allowed to mature seeds. Cucumbers are not demanding, they are not afraid of light frosts. In the garden, it can bloom until late autumn, until it freezes. In winter, it can be grown in a heated greenhouse or on a windowsill, in pots, alone or with other herbs.
Borage is sown outdoors after frost. Seedlings are thinned. These plants are lush and branched, so a single plant takes up a lot of space in the bed.
Use: the young herb (mostly leaves and flowers) is used for food, and the flowers, stems and leaves are used as medicinal herbs.
Cultivation features: borage likes a sunny or semi-shaded place, non-acidic (pH 6.6), moist and fertile soil with a light structure. If grown in heavier loams, it is recommended to loosen the soil and water the plants in hot summer. Suitable for growing as microgreens. If neglected and neglected, borage can mature and turn into an annoying garden weed.