Artemisia dracunculus 

SKU: V 454
Stock: Out Of Stock

Family: Asteraceae

Characteristics: Perennial herb 90cm

Seed per packet: Approx 80

$4.25 AUD Excl. GST

A hardy flavourful perennial herb with a bitter-sweet peppery scent and leaves which are rich in essential iodine, vitamins A and C and beneficial mineral salts.
Tarragon goes well with fish, pork, beef, poultry, game, potatoes, tomatoes, carrots, and most vegetables. Tarragon can be used in cream sauces, herbed butters and vinegars, soups, sour creams, and yogurt. Russian Tarragon is hardier and easier to grow than other varieties.
Ideal planted in the herb garden or in pots.

Prefers a well-drained soil in a sunny sheltered position, will tolerate poorer soils.


Tropical: Mid-Autumn to Mid-Winter
Temperate: Spring to Early Summer
Cold: Late Spring to Mid-Summer.

Tarragon is best planted when soil temperatures are between 10 and 25°C
Sow: Sow on surface and firm into soil, leave uncovered or cover just enough to hold the seed in place. Keep moist whilst germination occurs.
Alternatively seed can be sprinkled on a damp paper towel which is then folded and placed in a plastic bag on the top of the refrigerator. Remove seeds as they sprout ensuring they are planted with the root down in their intended position.
Germination: 7-14 days
Plant space: 40-60cm

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