Herb, Sweet Mace

Catalog #1254

4058
(Tagetes lucida) (aka Spanish Tarragon, Mexican Mint Marigold) Beautiful glossy leaves with small anise-scented orange flowers. The darling of many renowned Southwestern chefs, some even make a pesto from it! Plants grow 12-24" tall. Perennial in zones 8-11.
DIRECT SEED
1/8" Deep
GERMINATION
4-10 Days
THIN
8-12" Apart
LIGHT
Full Sun

Green Thumb Tip
Sow seeds outdoors two weeks before last frost. Can also be started indoors 6-8 weeks before last frost. Thrives in warm sunny areas with well-drained soil. May be used in place of tarragon.

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