Thyme (Thymus vulgaris) Seeds

Thyme (Thymus vulgaris) Seeds


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Seed packs contain a generous amount of seed for the home gardener. Minimum 50 seeds per pack.


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Common thyme (Thymus vulgaris) is a bushy perennial that thrives in light to medium, well-draining soil under full to partial sun.  Its leaves, tops, and flowering tops are used in cooking and herbal medicine. It has antiseptic, antibiotic, antiviral, and nervine properties that can potentially help symptoms of ailments such as coughs, infections, restlessness, and more. Used in culinary preparations, it has a earthy, mild bitter, slightly minty/peppery taste. It is commonly added to vegetables, seafood, and meats.

Type: Perennial
Native Range:
Growing Zones: 5-10
Mature Height: 12-18 inches 
Mature Width: 12-18 inches

Sowing: Sow indoors in pots during late spring, cover and place in a sunny area. Transplant the seedlings outside during the spring or summer once they are about 3-4 in. high.
Sow depth: ¼ in
Days to Germinate: 7-80 @ 70F
Special Maintenance: n/a 

Sunlight: Full sun, Part Sun
Soil Type: Average
Water: Average – Light
Drought Tolerance: Moderate
Growth Rate: Moderate

Leaf Description: Tiny, green, many on woody stems
Bloom Time: Early Spring through Summer, April-July
Bloom Description: Size, Color

Harvest: Leaf
Harvest Time: Early Spring, year-round

Special Properties: Bees, Butterflies, Attracts pollinators, Deer resistant, Edible, Medicinal, Culinary




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