French Tarragon

Artemisia dracunculus 'Satavia'

The most flavorful tarragon, this culinary herb is noted for aromatic, flavorful leaves with the scent and taste of licorice and mint. Adds zest to chicken, veal and fish dishes, as well as in sauces and herbal vinegar. Sun loving and drought tolerant, it will spread slowly to form a broad clump. Performs well in containers. Herbaceous perennial.
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Full sun, Partial sun

Once established, needs only occasional water.

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Botanical Pronunciationar-te-MIZ-ee-uh drak-UN-koo-lus
Average Size at MaturityGrows to 24 in. tall and wide.
Bloom TimeSmall creamy white flowers in spring and summer.
Deciduous/ EvergreenHerbaceous
Flower ColorWhite
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleCottage, Mediterranean, Rustic
Growth RateModerate
Light NeedsFull sun, Partial sun
Special FeatureGift Plant
Water NeedsLow
Watering NeedsOnce established, needs only occasional water.

Provide a site with well-drained soil. Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Watering can be reduced after establishment. May be divided every 2 to 3 years in late spring.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 5-10

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