Tarragon Seeds

Tarragon Seeds

Size Price Savings Quantity
Packet $4.99
1 Ounce $31.49
1/4 Pound $79.79 ($19.94/ounce) 37% Savings
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  • Use raw or cooked in many classic continental dishes
  • Subtle licorice flavor with nice aroma
  • Popular uses include: Culinary
  • Prefers full sun exposure
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Life Cycle Perennial
Planting Season Spring
Growth Habit Upright

Flavor Profile Slightly Sweet; Notes of Vanilla; Licorice; Pepper
Plant Characteristics Attracts Pollinators
Use Culinary, Medicinal
Growing Conditions Cold Tolerant, Drought Tolerant, Indoor, Outdoor
Harvest Advantages Dried, Sauce/Paste
Plant Resistance Deer

About Tarragon Seeds

Artemisia dracunculoides

Seed Type Open Pollinated Seed
Also known as Estragon

Russian Tarragon is a delicate herb highly prized for its aromatic and culinary properties. A native of Europe, it is used as a compliment to many classic continental dishes as it can be used raw or cooked. Flavor is said to improve as the plant matures. Plant tarragon seeds in a warm and sunny spot.

Planting Information

Planting Tarragon Seeds

Planting Season Spring
Sowing Method Direct Sow, Start Indoors
Light Requirement Full Sun, Partial Shade
Planting Depth 1/2 inch
Plant Spacing 18 to 24 inches
Water Needs Average
Hardiness Zones 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
Days to Maturity 90 to 120 days
View our Tarragon Planting Guide to learn more.


Amount Avg Seed Count Recommended Coverage
Packet 1,209 Up to 30 Sq. Ft
1 Ounce 137,095 Up to 150 Sq. Ft
1/4 Pound 548,380 Up to 600 Sq. Ft

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