Thyme Thymus mongolicus
How to sow thyme: Transplant cuttings or seedlings or direct seed indoors
Sun requirement for thyme: Plant in Full Sun
Thyme has been planted 52 times by Growstuff members.
Thyme is a perennial evergreen herb in the Lamiaceae (Mint) family. It is related to Oregano. Thyme is cold-hardy to -28.8 °C and a perennial in US Hardiness zones 5-8. Thyme can live for 5-6 years but needs to be divided or replaced after 3-4 years. It can be used fresh or dried to season dishes.
First harvest expected15 weeks after planting
Companionsolive lacinato kale red pointed cabbage rose
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How to grow thyme
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