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Growing French tarragon

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23 Jun 18 Anne-Marie (Australia - temperate climate)
My french tarragon that I have been growing for approx. 3 years now is growing more as a prostrate plant than an upright plant. The height is probably only about 7.5 cm but it has lots of long ground covering branches. Do you have any thoughts on why this would be so? Please use my e-mail address for your response. Much appreciated. Anne-Marie
15 Jun 19 Ii (Australia - sub-tropical climate)
I have exactly the same issue and find that the taste is overpowering and bitter, and the leaves are small. It’s not as sweet as the tarragon I know. Did you find a solution?
31 Jul 18 kelvan (Australia - temperate climate)
Cut plant to ground level in winter.Pull up and divide your plant/s early spring.
28 Jun 18 Mike L (Australia - temperate climate)
Try a new planting from different stock.
28 Jun 18 Mike L (Australia - sub-tropical climate)
Comments here are by the general public not Gardenate so no response by email. I don't know anything about French Tarragon.
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