Thyme - Seeds
Common name: Marjoram, sweet marjoram, knotted marjoram
Color: Deep pink
Bloom time: June to July
Height: 0.25 to 0.25 feet
Difficulty level: easy to grow
Planting & Care
It s hard to grow thyme from seeds because of slow, uneven germination. ... For a head start, plant the seeds/cuttings indoors 6 to 10 weeks before the last spring frost.
Sunlight: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Soil: well-drained soil
Water: Dry to medium
Fertilizer: Apply any organic fertilizer
- Gently scatter seeds over the soil in the container you will be planting thyme seeds.
- Next, gently scatter soil over the seeds.
- Water thoroughly.
- Place the container in a warm location.
- Seeds will germinate in one to 12 weeks.
Harvesting: 6 to 10 weeks before the last spring frost.
- Plant the seeds/cuttings 2 to 3 weeks before the last spring frost in well-drained soil about 9 inches apart.
Best as a small area ground cover or filler between stepping stones. Will sprawl over small rocks or cascade over ledges in the rock garden. Fills in crevices. Effective for sunny areas of borders, patios and along paths. Bank cover. Edging. Lawn substitute. Containers.
- Unverified information Thyme Java Tea aqueous extracts have found to be having anti-inflammatory and acetylcholine antagonistic action.
- Leaf juice has been used by the tribes as a lotion.
for medicinal use, please consult appropriate doctor before use.
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