How long does it take for borage seeds to germinate?

How long does it take for borage seeds to germinate?

7 to 10 days

Does borage need light to germinate?

Before you sprinkle your seeds into the soil, you need to do some prep work. It's easiest to sow borage seeds directly into the garden – in a full sun or part shade location – but you can start them indoors if you want. While borage isn't too fussy, it does require well-draining soil. ... Add a well-draining potting soil.

Is Borage a perennial or an annual?

It is an annual, but readily self-seeds and thrives in full sun. It is so proficient in self-seeding, in fact, that once a borage plant has established itself in your garden, you will likely never have to reseed again. The bloom period is different for various climates and growing zones.

Does borage grow back every year?

Borage will bloom for many weeks if the older flowers are trimmed off, and you can often push tattered plants to make a comeback by pruning them back halfway in midsummer. Healthy borage plants shed numerous black seeds, so expect to see volunteers for two years after growing borage.

What color is the aster flower?

Asters are daisy-like perennials with starry-shaped flower heads that range in color from white to blue to purple. They bring delightful beauty to the garden in late summer and autumn, when many of our summer blooms may be fading. Here's how to grow asters in your garden!