Soil

What soil is good for Tarragon?

 Well draining soil enriched with compost. 

Position

How much sun does Tarragon need?

Full to sun or afternoon shade

Frost Tolerant

Is Tarragon frost tolerant?

Yes

Spacing

How much space does Tarragon need?

Around 40cm apart

Planting

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.  

Feeding

What do I feed Tarragon?

Use a light application of organic fertiliser throughout the season. Tarragon is not a heavy feeder. 

Harvesting

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. 

Pests

What pests does Tarragon get?

Aphids, Slugs, Snails 

Diseases

What diseases does Tarragon get?

Rust, Root Rot, Powdery Mildew, Downy Mildew 

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