Mexican Terragon, Organic Seeds
Botanical Interest Brand
Perennial (Tender) Full Sun
Mexican tarragon is a type of marigold that produces delicious leaves with notes of anise. It can be used as a substitue for french tarragon, and its easier to grow in heat and humidity, while being fairly drought tolerant. The leaves have a stronger flavor so less is needed to flavor a dish. Flowers are a colorful addition to salads. Excellent container herb that can grow indoors during the winter. Also called Mexican Mint and Spanish, Texas, or Winter tarragon. Perennial in USDA zones 8 - 11; otherwise grown as an annual. Attracts pollinators. Deer resistant. This packet sows up to 33 ft.
When to sow outside:
1 - 2 weeks after your average last frost date, and when soil temperature is at least 60*F.
When to start inside: Recommended;
8 - 8 weeks before your average lasy frost date. Ideal soil temperature for germination is 70*F- 80*F.