Tarragon (Artemisia Dracunculus) 400 seeds (#1149)
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The fragrant leaves of tarragon lend herbal sweetness to vegetables, salads and meats. As the medicinal herb Tarragon stimulates the appetite, digestion and metabolism.
Native from Europe to western North America, it is a clump-forming, shrubby perennial herb that's sun-loving and quite easy to grow.
harvest when plant starts ti bud in August in the first year. In the following years 3 to 4 cuts are possible at a plant height of 30-40 cm.
The aromatic, green, strap-like leaves of tarragon appear in spring, when they are at their sweetest. In summer insignificant clusters of yellowish white flowers may be produced. Stems of leaves can be harvested anytime during the growing season and have a strong anise-like scent and flavor.
Plant in full to partial sun and well-drained soil with average to good fertility. Plants may require division every 3-4 years. This marginally attractive herb is suitable for container culture and a must for herb gardens. Most gardeners favor French tarragon, which is easily found at any nursery carrying herbs.
Information source: www.Learn2Grow.com
Approximately 400 seeds in 0,4 g packet.
Genus - Artemisia
Species - Dracunculus
Common name - Tarragon
Pre-Treatment - Not-required
Hardiness zones - 4 - 7
Height - 1.50 m
Spread - 0.60 m
Plant type - Perennial
Exposure - Full Sun
Growth rate - Medium
Soil PH - Neutral
Soil type - Loam
Water requirements - Average, drought tolerant
Landscape uses - Container, Edible, Herb / Vegetable
Sow in moist surface from March to April inside or directly outside after the last frost.
Seeds germinates in 14-21 days.
Prick out the seedlings in to separate pots and grow for next 2-3 weeks in cooler room and transplant outside after the frosts.