Thyme Tabor description
Bold, very glossy dark green leaves with mauve flowers in the summer.
It is a named variety of the Broad Leaved Thyme, and is far superior to it in it’s looks.
A pollinator friendly plant including bees.
This is a butterfly friendly plant.
Good for wildlife in general.
A bat friendly plant.
This is good for a herb garden, border or patio and 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 with no clay.
Botanical name: Thymus pulegioides Tabor
Thyme Tabor culinary uses:
Use in fruit salads, poultry, fish and in baked custard.
The best position in the garden:
Is it useful as a ground cover plant?
Yes, its good for the front of a flower bed.
Can it be used for planting amongst paving?
Yes, it doesn’t mind being trodden on sometimes.
What type of soil:
Any reasonable, well-drained soil, also tolerates chalky soil.
How much moisture:
Normal, or dryish stony.
Hardiness and, or, lifespan:
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 15 cm.
Spread 70 cm.
Planting density – to calculate how many plants are required in a planting scheme:
Allow 2 plant per square metre.
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