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Common Thyme

Thymus vulgaris

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.  350 seeds

Planting

Perennial zone 5 -9

Germination:  10-21  days

Seed Planting Depth: on surface, lightly cover

Starting Indoors/Outdoors:  Start indoors 6-8 weeks before 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:  Average, well drained

Uses:Culinary, medicinal, ornamental, attracts bees and beneficals

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