thyme seeds

£3

thyme seeds to grow into fragrant foliage and flowers.

One thing that always get's us thinking of summer is flowers on thyme. They look great, and top it every time in the kitchen for us. Enjoy fragrant summer evenings and morning displays of bumblebee and butterfly visitors. 

why it's special:

  • Dwarf herbal shrub with fragrant foliage.
  • Thrives in the summer heat making it low maintenance. 
  • Easily grown on windowsills and in containers.

good to know:

Plant LightFull sun

Windowsill PlantFuss free

PlantHealthy herbal

Botanical name: Thymus vulgaris
Open pollinated, GMO free seeds.

plant size

30 cm
35 cm

conditions

position

Full sun.

soil conditions

soil

Free draining.

urban growing

support

Water when dried out.
Occasional feeding.

when to sow

jan
feb
mar
apr
may
jun
jul
aug
sep
oct
nov
dec

when to harvest

care tip

Try not to over water. Place a layer of grit around plants in the ground to protect the foliage from wet soil.

details

botanical name
Thymus vulgaris

other names
Garden thyme and pot-herb thyme

plant type
Perennial

pot size
25 cm

pet / baby safe
Yes.

approx. number of seeds
400

sowing guide
Scatter thinly onto damp but well drained soil and cover. Place in a clear sealed container and keep in a sunny spot until germination.

about thyme

Thyme is a dwarf, bushy herbal shrub with small aromatic dark grey-green leaves, and terminal spikes of small, whorled, white or pink flowers in early summer.

in the records

The word for Thyme derives from Thymus, coming from the Greek word for Spirit. Thyme was used as incense for its balsamic odour. It's antiseptic properties were recognised in classic times and was thought to cleanse the air of venomous creatures.

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