SWEET MACE AKA 'MEXICAN TARRAGON'

SWEET MACE AKA 'MEXICAN TARRAGON'

Tagetes lucida
Member $6.95
Non-Member $7.95
Fragrant leaves are reminiscent of a mix between tarragon and anise and can be used as a substitute for French Tarragon. Ideal for making herbal vinegars or dry the leaves for a warming herbal brew. The long-lasting clusters of small yellow flowers are a magnet for bees, andthe petals have a refreshing minty flavour so are a great addition to salads. Also known as Mexican Tarragon, or Mexican Mint Marigold. Plant near patios to deter pests.
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PLANTS: PSWM
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Growing Information

Heat Zone 2.0 - 7.0
Height To 90cm
Position in FULL SUN
Flowers Apr - Aug
Pot Size: Midi Pot
Cold Zone 9b - 11
Width To 45cm
Seasonal watering as necessary
EVERGREEN
YELLOW flowers

Growing Tips

Open up your plant parcel as soon as it arrives. Place your plant in a light, airy position and give it some water.

SWEET MACE AKA 'MEXICAN TARRAGON'

Tagetes lucida
Member $6.95
Non-Member $7.95
Fragrant leaves are reminiscent of a mix between tarragon and anise and can be used as a substitute for French Tarragon. Ideal for making herbal vinegars or dry the leaves for a warming herbal brew. The long-lasting clusters of small yellow flowers are a magnet for bees, andthe petals have a refreshing minty flavour so are a great addition to salads. Also known as Mexican Tarragon, or Mexican Mint Marigold. Plant near patios to deter pests.
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PLANTS: PSWM
Due to quarantine, cannot post to Overseas
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