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kr11
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kr11 (Borago officinalis)

Culinary herb for multiple uses, grows quickly. In good soil, can grow to 1 metre in height. Leaves and blue flowers for use in salads. Excellent bee plant, flowers until first frosts.

Lifespan: annual
Comment: good for pollinators
Temperature requirements: medium
Nutrient requirements: low
Recommended crop rotation: 3 years
Positive for pollinators: yes

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Explanations

Bee-friendly: This plant has a good nectar or pollen supply, which is especially good for honey and wild bees, as well as other pollinating insects. There are 500 different kinds of wild bees alone. Some crops are best approached by specialists, others by generalists.