Tarragon Mexican Organic HEIRLOOM Seeds

Tarragon Mexican Organic HEIRLOOM Seeds

Tagetes lucida

Item #6135

Tender perennial. Mexican tarragon is a type of marigold that produces leaves with a delicious tarragon-anise flavor. It can be used as a substitute for French tarragon and is easier to grow. The leaves have a stronger flavor so less is needed to flavor a dish. Popular in Mexican and Southwestern cuisine. Flowers are a colorful addition to salads. Excellent container herb that can be grown indoors during the winter. Also called Mexican Mint and Spanish, Texas or Winter tarragon. Grown as an annual, but perennial in USDA zones 8-11.

Seedling Image

Perennial (tender)

Full Sun

Days to Emerge:
8-12 days

Seed Depth:

Seed Spacing:
A group of 6 seeds every 12"

Row Spacing:

When 1" tall, thin to 1 every 12"

When to sow outside: 1 to 2 weeks after average last frost.

When to start inside: RECOMMENDED. 6 to 8 weeks before average last frost.

Artist: Carolyn Crawford

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