Tarragon – Item #8012


Vigorous ornamental plants that add the final touch to your herb garden. Thrives in well-drained soil and is hardy at least to zone 5. Tarragon’s linear to lance-shaped leaves grow on plants that can reach 5′ tall. Greenish-white flower clusters appear in June or July.

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Additional information

Weight .10 g
Dimensions .125 × 3.25 × 4.5 in

Planting & Harvesting

Seed Depth: 1/4″ (6mm)

Plant Space: 1″ (3cm)

Row Space: 18-24″ (46-61cm)

Sprouts In: 7-14 days

Select a sunny site with moderately rich soil. Where temperatures dip below 0°F, mulch well before the ground freezes. Tarragon does best in areas where it does have a period of winter dormancy. Established plants may be pruned to fit the confines of your herbal garden.

Harvest should occur in late July. Tarragon leaves, like basil bruise easily. Handle with care during the harvest and drying process. Russian Tarragon produces hardy plants which make a great addition to any herbaceous border.

Additional Information

Botanical Name: Artemisia dracunculoides

Matures In: 90 days

Type: perennial