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Growing French tarragon

Jan F M A M J J A S O N Dec
    S P P              

(Best months for growing French tarragon in USA - Zone 5a regions)

S = Plant undercover in seed trays P = Sow seed

  • Plant cuttings or root division. Best planted at soil temperatures between 50°F and 77°F. (Show °C/cm)
  • Space plants: 16 - 24 inches apart
  • Harvest in 30-40 days. Pick leaves when young for best flavour.
  • Compatible with (can grow beside): Aubergine (Eggplant) and Capsicum (Peppers)

Your comments and tips

16 May 12, Nico Steinberg (South Africa - Summer rainfall climate)
Where can I find French Tarragon to plant in SA
24 Apr 12, yvonne (South Africa - Semi-arid climate)
deserate to get some Tarragon - roots, seeds, whatever. Can't find it in any Cape Town nurseries. Also looking for Curry plant?
25 May 10, Elisa (Australia - tropical climate)
Can someone tell me where I can find Spanish Tarragon (as against French tarragon) to grow? I live in tropical Queensland in Australia.
21 Jan 15, Yeshe (Australia - temperate climate)
I bought from herb section of Woolworths with roots and nurtured it in the garden and now 6 months later and I have a beautiful healthy 18 inch full plant
25 May 10, Juan Manuel GarcĂ­a (Australia - sub-tropical climate)
I live in southern Mexico and I'm interested in starting to grow french tarragon and rosemary herbs. Would you possibly tell me where I can get cuttings of this two herbs. Thanks in advance and best regards
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