Thyme is a culinary staple that produces an abudence of flowers for a long season. It's an herb with a great number of benefits! It is used in aroma therapy due to its delightful and powerful scent. It's versitile nature makes it excellent for both containers, rocky patches and garden beds. It's beatuful flowers are attractive to both pollinators and the human eye. With its antibacterial and antifungal properties, it can be quite benificial in protecting our wild pollinators. It makes an excellent insect repellant, especially for mosquitoes and can be found as one of the primary ingredients in a number of natural repellants. There are a great number of medicinal properties too! And of course, thyme makes an excellent flavor additive to a large list of dishes.
- Lifecycle: perennial
- Time to Maturity: harvest as needed
- Sun Requirement: sun/part shade
- Spacing: 8"
- Depth: 1/4 inch
- Packet Weight: 180mg
- Bloom Season: summer
- Height: 12-18 inches
- Uses: edible, boarder, rock garden, flower, pest control, container
- Low Maintenance : yes
- Seeds/Oz: 100000
- Ideal Germination Temperature: 70F
- Sowing Method: Transplant