- Annual or perennial in zones 5-8
- Plants grow to 6-12 inches
- Tiny, green leaves grow on woody stems
This variety will grow well in most regions of the United States.
Herb, Thyme Description
Thyme is thought to have been used by the ancient Egyptians for embalming and by the ancienct Greeks as an incense. The Romans helped to spread thyme around Europe and it was used as a ritual gift in the Middle Ages.
Learn to Grow it
You can sow seeds indoors or directly into the soil in mild areas starting around mid-spring.
Space your plants or seeds 6-8 inches apart in well fertilized soil. Plant your seeds 1/4-3/4 in. deep.
This is a "cut-and-come-again" plant so you can harvest leaves as they mature. Keep the leaves well watered and cool.
Mulching the soil around this crop can help protect the plant and keep roots cool and moist. In frost-free zones, this crop can be grow throughout the fall and winter.