Thyme - (Thymus vulgaris) Non GMO & Organic - English Thyme - Herb
Bees love this plant. Aromatic foliage. Use as a ground cover.
Thyme is the herb (dried aerial parts) of some members of the genus Thymus of aromatic perennial evergreen herbs in the mint family Lamiaceae. Thymes are relatives of the oregano genus Origanum, with both plants being mostly indigenous to the Mediterranean region.
- Sow thyme in early spring in a container of seed starting mix. Cover seeds very lightly and keep evenly moist but not soggy until seedlings emerge in 14 to 21 days. Provide a good light source. Transplant when seedlings are about 2 inches tall after gradually acclimating to outdoor conditions.
- Germinate @ 18 C
- Direct sow seeds 2-3 weeks before last frost or late autumn in a finely textured seed bed with good drainage. Sow very thinly, do not cover seed keep the seed bed evenly moist and well weeded while seedlings are young.
- Dried leaves can be used for seasoning.
- Full Sun
- Little lilac flowers bloom in midsummer; cut back foliage halfway when the blossoms fade to keep plants looking fresh. Cut leafy thyme sprigs as needed once plants are well established.
- Full Sun
- Attracts bees and butterflies
- Seed Count: 1/4 gr