Tagetes fillefolia

Annual herb that belongs to the Marigold family with a noticeable licorice or anise flavor. Well-branched and globular shaped with fine thin-tender leaves grows it to a height of 15-25 cm (6-10”). Ideal for ornamental use in pots, mixed flower and herb containers and very suitable for production of microgreens. Flowers are insignificant and Dropshot is best grown as an herb under long days to suppress flower and seed formation.

  • Easy to grow annual herb

  • Strong licorice or anise flavor

  • Excellent to flavor drinks, tea and food

  • Good tarragon substitute

  • Strong basal branching, attractive plant

  • Produces from spring through fall, and attractive in the landscape

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Life cycle: annual
Use: pots, containers, garden beds, microgreens, herbal plant
Height in pot: 20 cm (8”)
Pot size: 8-15 cm (3-6”)
Garden height: 15-25 cm (6-10”)
Garden spread: 15-25 cm (6-10”)
Seed count: 1.200-1.300 s/gram (34.000-36.850 s/oz)
Seed form: clipped/de-tailed and coated seed

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