Thyme Disks - Key Growing Information

Thyme disk in its pot at maturity.
DAYS TO GERMINATION: 14-21 days at 65–70°F (18–21°C).

SOWING: Direct seed (recommended): Fill a 6" pot with soil, put the disk on top of the soil, and cover with approximately 1/4" layer of soil or vermiculite. Water well at planting and then water as needed as the plant grows.

LIGHT PREFERENCE: Sun/Part Shade.

PLANT HEIGHT: 6-12".

PLANT SPACING: 1 disk per 6" nursery pot.

HARDINESS ZONES: Zones 5-8.

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 4-5" above the ground.

SCIENTIFIC NAME: Thymus vulgaris