Harvesting Borage Seeds

Borage is a beautiful herb with edible flowers. Learn how to harvest borage seeds, to plant in the garden next season.

Borage flowers are fantastic to use in culinary creations and botanical baking projects.

Saving seeds from your borage plants will allow you to economically grow borage, saving on the cost of seeds.

Borage flowers will develop seed pods with seeds, along the stem where the flowers once were.

The borage seeds will mature, and then fall from the plant to the ground, when they are ripe.

The seeds don’t stay long in the seed pod, and are sometimes hard to catch for collection.

As a result the borage plant easily self seeds, producing new volunteer plants from year to year.

Read our full article to learn the methods for collecting borage seeds, before they escape to the ground!