Hutchinson Farm Herb Guide
Photo:  Tarragon Sprig, David MacTavish, Hutchinson Farm, April 26, 2013. 
Grown at Hutchinson Farm since about 1980. Available May 2018, in 4" pots, mixed herb planters and baskets.

  • Description
    Artemisia dracunculus
    Winter Hardiness: perennial
    Light Requirements: Sun, part sun
    Height: 24 - 36"
    Habit: Upright bush
    Where to plant: In the garden

  • In the Garden
    Plant in a sunny location, and this hardy perennial will gradually expand year after year. Maintenance free.

  • In the Kitchen
    A must for your herb garden, tarragon's mild anise flavour wonderfully enhances almost any food. It's one of the four 'fines herbes' of French cooking, particularly suitable for chicken, lasagna, fish and egg dishes.

    Harvest: simply hack off a good sized chunk!
    Preserve: blanche and freeze, or dry.