Common Thyme – Herb plants for sale

£2.50

Lots of pinkish white flowers in the early summer, over very fragrant dark green foliage.

Grown in handy 9 cm pots.

Only 10 left in stock

Description

Common Thyme description

Very light pink, or white flowers in the early summer.

This is the traditional culinary herb used in the kitchen.

A pollinator friendly plant including bees.
This is a butterfly friendly plant.
Good for wildlife in general.
A bat friendly plant.

This is suitable for the herb garden, border or patio.How easy is it to grow:
This is good for a herb garden, border or patio and it is easy in the first few years but as it gets older it becomes more woody and less attractive, also it must have well drained soil.

Botanical name: Thymus vulgaris

 

Common Thyme flowering in May
Common Thyme in May

Common Thyme culinary uses:

Use in salads, soups, sauces, stews, stuffing and meat dishes.

The best position in the garden:

Requires sun.

Requires sun.

Is it useful as a ground cover plant?

Yes, it will fill a space near the front of a flower border.

What type of soil:

Any reasonable, well-drained soil, also tolerates chalky soil.

How much moisture:

Normal, or dryish stony.

Hardiness and, or, lifespan:

Hardy, provided the drainage is good.

Care and maintenance:

When newly planted always keep it watered until the roots have grown down and it is able to find its own moisture.
Can trim back after flowering to remove any untidiness.

Size of plant:

Height 30 cm.
Spread 60 cm.

Planting density – to calculate how many plants are required in a planting scheme:

Allow 3 plant per square metre.

Herb plants for sale on this mail order website.

Additional information

Weight .25 kg

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