Thyme Seeds

£3.00
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Herbal
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Perfect for Pots
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Direct Sunlight
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Hardy

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plant benefit
Herbal
plant benefit
Perfect for Pots
plant benefit
Direct Sunlight
plant benefit
Hardy

thyme seeds to 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. 

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.

good to know:

Plant LightFull sun

Windowsill PlantFuss-free

PlantHealthy herbal

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

when to sow

jan
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when to harvest

Plant size

30 cm
35 cm
conditions

Position

Full sun.
soil conditions

Soil

Well drained soil.
urban growing

Support

Water when dried out.
Occasional feeding.

Our Top Tip

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

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.
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
Plant Type Perennial
Pot Size 25 cm
Pet/Baby Safe Yes.
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.
Delivery times 
Location Delivery Price Timings
UK Standard £2.95 2-3 business days
  Express £7.95 Next day delivery
Monday-Friday
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