French Tarragon

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About French Tarragon Plants

Indulge in the culinary delight of French Tarragon. With its narrow green leaves exuding an enticing anise aroma, this herb is a cook’s favorite, elevating salads, dressings, soups, and meat dishes. Grown in full sun, this upright herb flourishes in the fall and summer, gracing your garden with its edible allure.

French tarragon (Artemisia dracunculus ‘Sativa’) is an aromatic herb that’s also known as estragon, dragon sagewort, or German tarragon. These tall herbs offer a bounty of slender leaves bursting with flavor. Its texture is medium, with soft, strappy green foliage that adds a delicate touch to any dish. Unlike its Russian counterpart, French Tarragon boasts superior taste, making it an indispensable ingredient in French cuisine.

Growing French Tarragon Herbs

French Tarragon is easy to grow and maintain, providing a continuous harvest of aromatic foliage. Ideal for both seasoned gardeners and culinary enthusiasts, it thrives in warm, dry climates. French tarragon may be grown as an annual or as a perennial, as it is winter hardy to zone 4. Its perennial nature ensures a lasting supply of fresh sprigs for culinary uses. Tarragon prefers full sun, well-drained soils, grows to a height of 24 to 36 inches with a 12-to-15-inch spread. For fresh use, harvest sprigs of French tarragon as needed or for storage harvest the entire plant and dry.

This French herb not only enhances your culinary creations but also adds aesthetic appeal to your landscape. Its upright habit and slender leaves make it a charming addition to herb gardens, borders, and containers. Container-friendly and adaptable, Tarragon French Herb thrives in various settings, bringing both beauty and functionality to your outdoor space.

Our premium, organically grown herbs are not only the highest quality available, but they also come ready to plant – making it easy for you to start your own thriving herb garden in no time!

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Shade/Sun Full Sun
Soil Moisture Well Drained
Soil pH Level 6.5 - 7.5
Years to Bear 1
Zone Range 5 - 9

Size & Spacing

Mature Size

When your plant matures, it will be approximately 2 - 3' tall x 12 - 15" wide.

Zone Compatibility

This Variety's Zone Range 5 - 9
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The USDA hardiness zones offer a guide to varieties that will grow well in certain climates. Each zone corresponds to the minimum winter temperatures experienced in a given area. Make sure that your hardiness zone lies within the zone compatibility range of this variety before ordering.

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Tools & Supplies

Having the proper tools and supplies when growing your own can make the difference between a good harvest and a great harvest! Here's a list that our experts recommend for this variety.

Planting & Care

Learn all about how to grow herbs in The Growing Guide. An entire section of our website dedicated to your growing success.

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