Has a spicy anise flavor that turns ordinary main dishes into masterpieces. Flowers are rare. French Tarragon is spicier and works better as a choice for main dishes. Spanish Tarragon is sweeter and compliments rice or dessert dishes. Tarragon is one of the four ‘fines herbes’ of French cooking.
To height of 1-2’
Perennial in zones 3-11
Goes well with meat and vegetables. Goes well in any hearty recipe. Works well with fish, eggs, chicken, and potatoes. Used to make tarragon vinegar.
The information presented on this site is provided for informational purposes only, it is not meant to substitute for medical advice or diagnosis provided by your physician or other medical professional. Do not use this information to diagnose, treat or cure any illness or health condition. If you have, or suspect that you have a medical problem, contact your physician or health care provider. Statements made on this website regarding the use of herbs have not been evaluated by the food and drug administration as the FDA does not evaluate or test herbs. Research all herbs thoroughly before use, or seek advice from a professional herbalist.