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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 49 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.

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Predictions

Perennial

living more than two years

First harvest expected

107 days after planting

Height

25cm

Spread

15cm

Row Spacing

30cm

Companions

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earth-worm

Photos

Thyme crops

Thyme plantings

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by amy
Lemon thyme
Lemon thyme
by Skud
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IMG_20190502_150848
by shiny

Thyme harvests

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IMG_20180113_180045
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IMG_20180210_162251
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Sunniness

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Harvested for

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Varieties

cantueso

cantueso

  Thymus moroderi
caraway thyme

caraway thyme

  Thymus herba-barona
common thyme

common thyme

  Thymus vulgaris
creeping thyme

creeping thyme

  Thymus praecox
Hungarian thyme

Hungarian thyme

  Thymus pannonicus
lemon thyme

lemon thyme

  Thymus citriodorus

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