Thyme seeds grow into fragrant foliage and flowers.
One thing that always gets 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.
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Why it's special:
- Dwarf herbal shrub with fragrant foliage.
- Thrives in the summer heat make it low maintenance.
- Easily grown on windowsills and in containers.
when to sow
when to harvest
About Thyme 'Old English'
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.
|Features||Perfect for Pots, pollinator friendly, likes direct sunlight and hardy|
|Locations||Window box, balconies, containers and garden beds|
|Effort Level||Looks after itself|
|Botanical Name||Thymus vulgaris|
|Other Names||Garden thyme and pot-herb thyme|
|Pot Size||25 cm|
|Pet/Baby Safe||Pet & Baby Safe|
|Number of Seeds||400|
|Sowing Tips||Scatter thinly onto damp but well drained soil and cover. Place in a clear sealed container and keep in a sunny spot until germination.|
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