Borage

Organic Borage grown with love and care

Latin Name: Borago officinalis

Days to Maturity: 10 – 20 days

Color: Green stems and leaves, sometimes light green

Flavor:  A very strong cucumber and melon flavor with bittery aftertaste

Nutrients: Vitamins B, C, and K, folic acid, and fiber

Borage, also known as a starflower, is an annual herb in the flowering plant family Boraginaceae. It is native to the Mediterranean region and has naturalized in many other locales.The plant is commercially cultivated for borage seed oil extracted from its seeds and as a nutritionally dense superfood. Borage micro greens are uniquely textured with micro hairs on its surface. Young leaves with a unique taste are an intriguing addition to different dishes. Apart from the excellent taste and tender texture they also contain plenty of nutrients. Young borage leaves and stems have a pleasant taste and smell like fresh cucumbers. You may add them to sandwiches, salads, meat, fish, vegetables or use to season sauces and decorate plates.

These micros are extremely high in Vitamins A, B, C, and K. and low in calories. They are also are great source of Potassium, Iron, and Magnesium. You can’t go wrong with these unique and tasty greens that leave your customer asking, “where can get I them myself.” Enjoy!!

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