Essential ingredient of high class French cuisine, delicious with fish and chicken dishes. This is the Russian form, very heat and drought tolerant, very frost-hardy herb. It has a milder flavour than French tarragon and is best used fresh-picked from the bush.
Tarragon - Artemis dranuculus DESCRIPTION: Tall-growing airy Mediterranean herb with aromatic scent and flavour. This is Russian tarragon which has a milder flavour and is very heat- and drought-tolerant, and frost-hardy. PLANTING: Sow direct outside Spring, or start it off in pots in the winter in frosty areas. Cover seed to 5mm. CARE: Water your seedlings while they are young to help them establish. Needs full sun and good drainage to grow best. Harvest the new shoots regularly for chicken and fish dishes.