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French Tarragon


A culinary must for the kitchen garden  
French Tarragon is a herbaceous perennial which can be over-wintered in mild areas. The beautiful foliage has an aniseed flavour.

Number of plants: 3

Variety: French (organic*)

In the kitchen: Tarragon is wonderfully versatile, often used to flavour sauces, oils and vinegar. It is tastes great with chicken, seafood, soups, rice and pasta.


Delivery Info: Please see FAQs for up-to-date delivery info.

*Transplants suitable for organic growing.

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Tarragon is best grown in well-drained soil with plenty of sunshine.

Can be grown in....

Raised beds are best as they need a lot of space for their roots. If growing in pots or containers, make sure they are big. You can grow them inside or outside.

How far apart?

40cm apart or one plant to a pot.

Looking after your plants....

Tarragon will do well as long as you keep it warm and dry.


Watering them

Tarragon does not like to get too wet, so just a little watering from time to time during dry spells will be fine.



Divide the roots

After 3 or 4 years it is advisable to divide the plant at the roots.


Great with...

Tarragon is a really versatile herb that you can add to loads of dishes for a little extra flavour. It’s particularly well matched to:

  • Chicken
  • Fish
  • Mayonnaise
  • Salads

When we deliver
We have 2 delivery windows – from late April through to July/Aug, and from September to October although it’s a little dependent on the weather. Please see FAQs for up-to-date delivery info.

Do I need to sign for them?
All our plant orders are dispatched with an overnight courier* to mainland UK and do not need to be signed for when they are delivered, but will be left somewhere safe. When placing your order, please let us know where you would like the plants left if you are not in when the courier delivers.

We will keep you posted
You will receive an email approximately a week before your order is dispatched and another on the day your plants are packed and leave us so you know to expect and prepare for their arrival.