Tarragon variety SMARAGD

Artemisia dracunculus L.

    Perennial grassy plant. Height is 70-78 cm. Vegetation period is 150-160 days. Mass blossom is in the 2 decade of July. It is propagated by vegetation and by seeds.
    In period of mass blossom it accumulates the maximum content of essential oil (0,61% from raw mass). Main component of essential oil is methylhavikol (91%).
    It grows well on flat, open areas with loose, fertile soils. It is drought-resistant.