Thyme, Thymus vulgaris - Plant

Thyme, Thymus vulgaris is a species of perennial flowering plant in the mint family.
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25 inch (13 cm) Grower Round Plastic Pot (Black)

About Thyme

It is a bushy, woody-based evergreen subshrub with small, highly aromatic, grey-green leaves and clusters of purple or pink flowers. It spreads up to 40 cm. It can be propagated by seed, by division or plant rooted basal stem cuttings in spring. Plants are evergreen in mild winters.

Plant Specifications

Plant Height12 inch (30 cm)
Plant Spread 5 inch (13 cm)
*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
Common Name Thyme, German Thyme, Garden Thyme
Maximum Reachable Height Up to 1 feet
Flower Colour Purple or Pink or White
Bloom Time Late spring to Summer
Difficulty Level Easy to grow

Planting and care

  • Cut back in spring.
  • Avoid wet soils where it tends to rot.
  • Let the herb to dry out between watering.
  • keep the pot where it will receive at least 6 hours of daylight.

    Thyme care

    May be grown indoors in pots in a sunny kitchen window. Plant them out into their permanent positions in late spring or early summer, after the last expected frosts. Space new plants about 6 to 10 inches apart, to form a cover. It cannot grow in the shade. Thyme is one of the easiest herbs to cultivate in pots indoors or out doors.

    Sunlight Full sun
    Watering Medium
    Soil Loam, Chalk, Sand; Well-drained
    Temperature 15 to 30 degrees C
    Fertilizer Use any organic fertilizer. Mulch your plants with organic matter like leaf molds, well-rotted animal manure or compost during autumn.
    Harvest Season Harvest leaves throughout the summer as needed.

    Thyme special feature

    It attracts butterflies.

    Thyme uses

    Ornamental Use:

    • It can be planted in the garden as a groundcover

    Medicinal Use:

    • Thyme is considered to have antiseptic and preservative properties and has long been used medicinally
    • Note: Please consult your health expert

    Culinary Use:

    • It is frequently used fresh or dried in a variety of culinary applications including soups, stews, sauces, meat and fish dishes

  • Frequently Asked Questions

    Why is my thyme plant turning yellow?

    The main reasons of thyme leaves turning yellow are as follows 1. Due to over watering or less watering to plant. 2. Plant does not get proper sunlight. 3. Lack of nutrient. 4. Disease and pest infestation

    When to plant thyme seeds?

    April-May month is best suited to plant thyme seeds.

    Where to keep thyme plant?

    You can plant a Thyme preferably outdoors, in pot or in ground at a spot receiving below growing conditions for the plant - 1. Natural direct bright sunlight for more than 6 hours a day preferably in morning. 2. Soil should be nutrient rich and well drained. 3. Apply Water when soil (1-2 inch) feels dry to touch. Note - For further details check the product description on nurserylive.com

    How many thyme plants per square foot?

    Only One thyme plant is planted per square foot.

    What do thyme plants look like?

    Thyme is a small low growing evergreen perennial shrub in Lamiaceae family.The young leaves are slightly woolly. The flowers are small purplish or bluish

    When do thyme plants flower?

    Thyme plant flowers after 2-3 months of planting mainly in August-September.

    Are all thyme plants edible?

    Yes,The leaves and flowers are used for culinary and medicinal purposes. Note- Please consult your health advisor before application or consuming of plants or plant parts.

    Thyme sun requirements?

    Thyme require direct bright sunlight for more than 6 hours a day preferably in morning.

    Can thyme be planted with flowers?

    No,Thyme can be propagated by seeds and cuttings.

    Can thyme be planted with tomatoes?

    No,Planting thyme with Tomato leads to crop competition.

    Why did my thyme plant die?

    Most general reasons of dying thyme plant are as follows. 1. Due to over watering or less watering to plant. 2. Plant does not get proper sunlight. 3. Lack of nutrient. 4. Disease and pest infestation

    Do thyme plants grow back?

    Thyme is perennial herb plant and it will grow back after harvesting of leaves and flower.

    What is thyme plant?

    Thyme is perennial aromatic herb plant and Stems tend to be narrow or even wiry, leaves are evergreen in most species, arranged in opposite pairs. Dense flower used for various purpose.

    How often should thyme plants be watered?

    Water Thyme plants when top soil (1-2 inches) feels dry to touch.Water thoroughly in the summer and reduce watering in winter and rainy season. Note - For further details check the product description on nurserylive.com

    Does thyme plant spread?

    Thyme plant spread up to height of 20-30 cm.

    Do you prune thyme?

    Yes,you can cut some old branches to stimulate new sprouting of thyme plant.

    How to revive thyme plant?

    The old and dried branches are removed and apply any organic fertilize during July-August to revive thyme plant.

    How many thyme plants per pot?

    Only one thyme plant is planted per pot.

    Why is my thyme plant wilting?

    The main reasons of wilting Thyme plant is improper water management and also due to disease and pest infestation.

    How to plant thyme in a pot?

    To plant thyme plat consider the following points 1. To grow thyme plant in pot, choose a pot having of 7-10 inch upper diameter and drainage holes. 2. Fill the 1/3 pot with well drained soil rich in organic content and place the plant in the center of the pot. 3. Fill the remaining pot with same soil. 4. Keep the plant in indirect bright light location for 2-3 days and then gradually move to a location that receives more than 6 hours of direct sunlight. 5. Once the plant is overgrown in current pot, plant it in field.Note - For further details check the product description on nurserylive.com

    How to prune thyme plant?

    Remove broken, dead, dying, or damaged branches of thyme plant by Using sharp, clean shears.Note - For further details check the product description on nurserylive.com

    What part of the thyme plant is used?

    The leaves and flowers are used for consumption.Note- Please consult your health advisor before application or consuming of plants or plant parts.

    How long do thyme plants live?

    Thyme is perennial plant and it can survive more 3 years with proper care and management.



    Reviews

    Tuesday, 28 January 2020

    Good plants?. every one should buy it.

    Joshi Prisy

    Monday, 02 July 2018

    A perfect house plant.

    Ashish Bhujbal

    Friday, 29 June 2018

    Very nice plant to have.

    Shivangi A. Sahay
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