Tarragon Organic Seeds

Artemisia dracunculus

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Tarragon Organic Seeds

Artemisia dracunculus

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Tarragon seeds are of Russian origin and grown in the Netherlands.

Tarragon has thin, blade-like, highly aromatic leaves.

Tarragon leaves are spicy and sweet—they're wonderful in cold meat sauces or with eggs, cheese, and fish!

These seeds should take 10 to 14 days to germinate and only a few more days to show their first leaves!

Tarragon can flavor vinegar by steeping leaves for two weeks, then straining. This hardy herb makes an excellent addition to any kitchen, allowing for a wide range of culinary uses. 

Q: What's the difference between Russian and French Tarragon?

A: French Tarragon comes from herb cuttings, while Russian Tarragon is taken from seed.

Sku: 9769

Vendor: Ferry-Morse

Common Name: Tarragon

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Safe for bees

Safe
for Bees

Grows best In

Grows
Best In:

Full Sun

Germination

Days to
Germination:

10 - 14 Days

Maturity

Days to
Maturity:

75 - 100 Days

Container

Best
Container Size:

12"+

Height

Growing Height:

12 - 36"

water Needs

Water
Needs:

Moist (2 in / week)

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Botanical Name: Artemisia dracunculus

Fill Weight (grams): 0.125

Flavor: A distinct spicy sweet flavor.

Preparation Ideas: Use for cold meat sauces, eggs, and fish dishes!

Plant Type: Herb

Plant Lifecycle: Perennial

Approximate Seed Count: 700 - 800

Landscape Use: Edible Garden

Disease Resistance: Deer Resistance|Rabbit Resistance|Dry Soil

Tolerance: Drought Tolerant|Heat Tolerant

Growing Season(s): Summer

Harvest/Bloom Season(s): Summer

Package Dimensions: 3.25 x 4.5"

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Start seed indoors in a sunny location 6 weeks before transplanting outdoors. Or, sow directly in well-drained soil in full sun after danger of frost is past. Thin or transplant plants to 18 inches apart when they are 3 inches tall and keep well weeded and watered. Pick leaves as needed.

Planting Depth: 0.125"

Seed Spacing: 18"

Nutrient Care Instructions: Apply SUPERthrive once per week. Soak in solution of 1/4 tsp per gal for 15 min. or longer depending on size and type.

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To store leaves, dry or freeze them. As plants mature, allow them to dry out thoroughly between watering. Harvest the entire plant when the lower leaves turn yellow. Good vinegar flavoring when leaves are steeped for 2 weeks then strained.

At Ferry Morse, we are proud of our non-GMO & guaranteed fresh seeds.

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