German Winter Thyme | Organic Herb Seed
$3.85 – $37.00 AUD excl gst
The standard winter-hardy thyme.
Good flavour and yield. Classic culinary and ornamental herb. Small, round to needle-shaped evergreen leaves on woody stems. Mulch in cold winter climates. Perennial in Zones 5–8.
• Edible Flowers: The flowers are small, but have a mild thyme flavour.
Avg. 86500 seeds/30g Packet: 200 seeds.
LIGHT PREFERENCE: Sun/Part Shade. In very hot climates, thyme will need part shade to do well.
SOIL REQUIREMENTS: Thyme grows best in light, dry, well-drained soil.
PLANT HEIGHT: Varies.
PLANT SPACING: 15-20cm.
HARDINESS ZONES: Varies.
HARVEST: Cut only a few stems the first year in order for the plants to winter over. In subsequent years, harvest just as the flowers being to open. Cut back to within 10-12cm above the ground.
Note: Thyme will become woody and needs to be divided or replaced after 3-4 years.
SCIENTIFIC NAME: Thymus spp.