Tarragon (Artemesia dracunculus / Artemesia dracunculoides)

Much more than a flavouring for fish sauce!

Photograph copyright — Patsy Collins

Artemesia dracunculus is the French tarragon which many people consider has the better flavour and aroma. Artemesia dracunculoides is the larger, faster grown Russian tarragon. Both are hardy perennials which prefer light soil in a sunny position. In cold climates or on very heavy soils the…

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Patsy Collins

Patsy Collins

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Author, gardener, photographer, cake eater and campervanner from the south coast of England.