Tarragon

*We no longer grow this item, but feel free to peruse the information.

Tarragon – Spanish (Winter)

Most people don’t think of using Marigold’s when flavoring their favorite dishes but that’s what Tarragon is.  It is a member of the same family but has an anise scent and a licorice flavor.  Tarragon leaves are small, dark green and herbaceous.  The flowers only bloom in areas that have a later winter and are golden in color but their grassy flavor is not desirable.

Spacing: Plant 12” to 15” apart.

Height: Grows 18” to 24” tall.

How To Grow: Plant in full sun.

Outstanding Features: Use Tarragon leaves to flavor vinegar, sauces and salads.  It is popular in Southwest cuisine.

Tips: Tarragon is drought tolerant and thrives in warm, sunny areas that are well-drained.

Uses: Culinary Herb, Garden Bed, Containers