Tarragon French herb starter plant
About the Tarragon 'Family': Tarragon is a perennial herb from the Asteraceae family which is widespread across most of Eurasia and North America. Tarragon is listed as one of the fines herbes of French cuisine and is the main flavouring component of Bearnaise Sauce. It is also used to make Tarragon vinegar and is a key ingredient in Potica and is very popular in Eastern Europe and Russia. The flavour is slightly anise which compliments fish or poultry very well. The plans themselves usually have slender, branched stems with elongated, glossy green leaves.
About French Tarragon: An upright, evergreen perennial herb with very aromatic, dark green foliage. French Tarragon is without a doubt the best Tarragon variety for use as a culinary herb. It doesn't usually flower or produce any seed so is grown from cuttings or root division. It has a far superior flavour and scent when compared to Russian Tarragon but is less hardy.
Grows to a height of around a 1m tall and spreads to about 35cm.