French Tarragon (Artemisia dracunculus 'Sativa') in the Tarragons Database

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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Shrub
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Dry Mesic
Dry
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 5a -28.9 °C (-20 °F) to -26.1 °C (-15 °F)
Leaves: Fragrant
Flower Color: Yellow
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Underground structures: Rhizome
Suitable Locations: Xeriscapic
Uses: Culinary Herb
Will Naturalize
Edible Parts: Stem
Leaves
Resistances: Drought tolerant
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Pollinators: Wind
Miscellaneous: Tolerates poor soil

Emerging growth-returning from last year

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Location: In my garden, Falls Church, VADate: 2018-04-14Emerging growth-returning from last year
By Frenchy21
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Image Courtesy of Bloomin Designs Nursery Used with Permission
By vic
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Plant Events from our members
MunchkinsMom On February 24, 2017 Plant emerged
MunchkinsMom On October 11, 2016 Transplanted
Pulled from Brandy Barrel and potted up in clay container to hold for final location decision. Will overwinter on Patio Table
MunchkinsMom On March 25, 2016 Miscellaneous Event
Took first cuttings
MunchkinsMom On October 2, 2015 Transplanted
Brandy Barrel, 2" pot, about 3" tall
MunchkinsMom On September 25, 2015 Obtained plant
Green Acres
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Discussion Threads about this plant
Thread Title Last Reply Replies
Clipped Plant by sooby Oct 21, 2014 2:45 PM 14
Speaking of accurate IDs... by kylaluaz Aug 23, 2014 7:23 PM 31
artemisia by Frillylily Feb 7, 2014 6:02 AM 19
Salt tolerant plants by eclayne Feb 8, 2013 9:39 PM 130

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