Thread: FRENCH Tarragon
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Old July 3, 2017   #6
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Originally Posted by mensplace View Post
I am beginning to wonder whether tarragon simply doesn't do well down her in Georgia. I haven't found any in the many different nurseries. Or, it could simply be the fact that it cannot be grown from seed. However, there are some dishes that are made so much better with the subtle flavor that only it provides. I'm leery of the online providers and the cost of one plant plus shipping is high. Too, I wouldn't be surprised if some actually offer Russian Tarragon since that can be grown from seed. I've never tasted a side by side comparison.
agreed. I just use Mexican tarragon. It grows from seed and is close enough.

However you are right, the real deal is better.

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