Thyme, Common Seeds

Aromatic leaves season meats, poultry, stews, sauces, soups and dressings.

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$2.50
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Details

Thyme is one of the most widely used culinary herbs. It is grown both as a decorative and a functional plant in many home gardens, and bees use its pollen to make delectable honey. It is easy to grow and adaptable to most soils and climatic conditions. Aromatic leaves season clam chowder, herb butters, flavored vinegar, meats poultry, stews, sauces, soups and dressings. It makes a great low, evergreen hedge. Thyme is also a great border plant or addition to a rock garden.

Michigan Seeds grown on our farm Renegade Acres in Howell, MI!

Certified Organic by Oregon Tilth.

Additional Info

Botanical Name Thymus vulgaris
Life Cycle Perennial
Min. Time to Germinate 8 Days
Max. Time to Germinate 30 Days
Depth to Sow Seeds Surface Sow; press seeds gently into the soil to make good contact, but do not cover with any additional soil; these seeds require light to germinate
When to Sow Indoors 8-10 weeks before last spring frost
Growing Height 12-18 in. (30-45 cm)
Plant Spacing 18-24 in. (45-60 cm)
Hardiness USDA Zone 4a: to -25F, USDA Zone 4b: to -20F, USDA Zone 5a: to -15F, USDA Zone 5b: to -10F, USDA Zone 6a: to -5F, USDA Zone 6b: to 0F, USDA Zone 7a: to 5F, USDA Zone 7b: to 10F, USDA Zone 8a: to 15F, USDA Zone 8b: to 20F
Sun Exposure Full Sun
Danger N/A
Bloom Color White/Near White
Bloom Time Mid-Spring
Other Details Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater, Drought-tolerant; suitable for xeriscaping, This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds
Soil pH Requirements 6.6 to 7.5 (neutral), 7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline), 7.9 to 8.5 (alkaline)
Days to Harvest 70-80
Propagation Methods From herbaceous stem cuttings, From seed; direct sow after last frost, From seed; sow indoors before last frost, From semi-hardwood cuttings, From softwood cuttings
Seed Collecting Allow seedheads to dry on plants; remove and collect seeds
Seeds Per Pack 200