Common Thyme forms a low-growing mound of dark green for a beautiful ornamental effect. Tiny leaves are fragrant and pungent with a tangy flavor that enhances a variety of dishes. Covered with tiny white flowers in the summer.
Perennial zone 5 -9
Germination: 10-21 days
Seed Planting Depth: on the surface, lightly cover
Starting Indoors/Outdoors: Start indoors 6-8 weeks before the last frost. Provide 65-75 degree soil temperature.Transplant 10-12" apart. Sow outdoors in the spring 1-2 weeks before last frost, a few seeds every 2-3", thin to 10-12" apart.
Light Needs: Full sun
Soil Needs: Common Thyme needs average, well-drained soil
Uses: Culinary, medicinal, ornamental, attracts bees and beneficals