Thyme - Seeds - buy 1 get 1 free
Description for Thyme
Thyme is a highly aromatic herb which grows especially well in somewhat dry, sunny conditions. A Mediterranean herb, thyme holds its flavor in cooking and blends well with other flavors of the region, like garlic, olive oil and tomatoes.
Thyme is a low growing, woody perennial. It is extremely fragrant and flavorful and grows well in tough, dry conditions. The pink, lavender or white tubular flowers are very popular with bees. Tiny gray-green leaves remain evergreen. There are about 350 different species.
|Common name||Flower colours||Bloom time||Height||Difficulty|
|Botanical Name: Thymus vulgaris |
Common Thyme, Garden Thyme, Rubbed Thyme
|-||June to July||0.25 to 0.25 feet||easy to grow|
Planting and 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.
|Full Sun to Partial Shade||well-drained soil||Dry to medium||70Â°F||Apply any organic fertilizer|
Caring for Thyme
- Plant the seeds/cuttings 2 to 3 weeks before the last spring frost in well-drained soil about 9 inches apart.
6 to 10 weeks before the last spring frost.
Typical uses of Thyme
Special features: 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.