Mexican Tarragon Seeds

"Great substitute for French tarragon"

Sun: Full Sun

Days to Maturity: 85 Days

Plant Height: 18 in. - 30 in.

Packet: 100 Seeds

Price: $2.99

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Mexican tarragon is a delicate, green herb with slender branched stems and glossy leaves. Plants are 18 to 30 inches tall with yellow marigold-like blossoms. While the flowers are entirely ornamental, the glossy leaves have a pleasant licorice flavor and scent. Mexican tarragon holds up well in warmer climates, and for this reason, it is a good substitute for French tarragon. Mexican tarragon also has a flavor quite similar to Tarragon, with a hint of anise. Used as an ingredient in Mexican and Southwestern cuisine.

  • Quick Facts

    • Botanical Name: Tagetes lucida

    • Life Cycle: Perennial

    • Light Requirement: Full Sun

    • Planting Season: Spring

    • Plant Type: Upright Plant with Delicate Leaves and Sweet Licorice-Like Fragrance

    • Features: Open Pollinated, Culinary, Attracts Pollinators, Deer Resistant

    • Plant Height: 18-30 inches

    • Days to Maturity: 85 Days

    • Plant Spacing: 18-30 inches

    • Planting Depth: 1/8 inch

    • Sowing Method: Start Indoors, Direct Sow

    • Hardiness Zones: 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9

    • Cold Stratification: No