Learn how to grow and care for tarragon plants. Includes information on sun requirements, when it should be planted, harvest times, pests and troubleshooting notes.
What soil is good for Tarragon?
Well draining soil enriched with compost.
How much sun does Tarragon need?
Full to sun or afternoon shade
Is Tarragon frost tolerant?
How much space does Tarragon need?
Around 40cm apart
When should I plant Tarragon?
Tarragon is best planted out in spring once the danger of frost has passed, however it can be planted at any time of the year if protected from frost and harsh summer heat.
What do I feed Tarragon?
Use a light application of organic fertiliser throughout the season. Tarragon is not a heavy feeder.
When can I harvest Tarragon?
Harvest both the leaves and flowers as required by trimming off up to ⅓ of the length of the stem.
What pests does Tarragon get?
Aphids, Slugs, Snails
What diseases does Tarragon get?
Rust, Root Rot, Powdery Mildew, Downy Mildew