Tarragon or tarragon is one of the healthiest and most aromatic spices native to Eastern Siberia and Mongolia. In Central and Southern Europe, and also in North and Western America, it grows uncultivated.
This herbaceous plant grows in a bush up to one and a half meters high. Tarragon in the photo resembles an ordinary tall weed.
However, despite its appearance, this plant is very beneficial due to the large amount of essential oils and vitamins contained in the young shoots and leaves of tarragon.
Tarragon is commonly used as a seasoning for vegetable salads and other dishes. Tarragon is often added to pickles and pickles when pickling tomatoes and cucumbers.
Tarragon is considered a perennial plant because it can grow in one place for 8 to 15 years. When using tarragon as a vegetable, change the growing location every four years.
It is best to plant the plant in soil with a moderate amount of organic fertilizer. It is not recommended to place tarragon in damp and low areas.
Tarragon belongs to plants that are able to withstand severe winter frosts down to -30 °. Typically, tarragon begins to grow back as soon as the topsoil thaws. And already in late April - early May, you can try fresh spicy shoots.
If you have a desire to grow this unpretentious plant on your site, then first take a look at the tarragon in the photo of various gardening publications in order to have an idea of the plant that you plan to grow.