Growing Borage Microgreens Seeds
Grow Borage seeds and add them to your growing micro green garden. At peak microgreen growth, Borage appears succulent-like with micro along its stems and cotyledons.
- Borage Presoak: No
- Latin Name: Borago officinalis
- Other Names: The Cucumber Microgreen
- Days to Maturity: 10 - 20 days
- Seed Growth Medium: Soil or hydroponic
- Borage Color: Green stems and leaves, sometimes slightly furry.
- Borage Flavor: A very strong cucumber and melon flavor with a light bitter aftertaste.
- Nutrients: Vitamins B, C, and K, folic acid, and fiber
Seeds Per Package:
- 2 g - Approximately 100 Seeds
- 1 oz - Approximately 1,500 Seeds
- 4 oz - Approximately 6,000 Seeds
- 1 lb - Approximately 24,000 Seeds
- 5 lb - Approximately 120,000 Seeds
- 25 lb - Approximately 600,000 Seeds
Test grow borage with a seed paper packet--enough for one 5X5-inch tray of microgreen growth. Or opt for bulk sizes of Borage microgreens seeds for a continuous crop 20x10-inch trays. Borage microgreens are uniquely textured with micro hairs on its surface but they aren't overwhelming. Borago officinalis flavor is very similar to cucumbers with a fresh planty bitterness that will add depth to salads and sandwiches!
Did you know that borage seed is grown as an edible herb and flower? Try growing borage seeds as herbs and flowers by planting them as you normally would garden vegetables and flowers.