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Thyme Seed

Product ID: 2250

Superb culinary thyme.

Spicier, more pungent flavor than <a href=l"http://www.johnnyseeds.com/p-8159-german-winter-thyme.aspx">German Winter in a smaller plant. Tender perennial in Zones 6-8. Grow as an annual in Zones colder than 6. Avg. 122,000 seeds/oz. Packet: 200 seeds.

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Packet

$3.95
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1/4 Ounce

$14.35
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1 Ounce

$33.85
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1/4 Pound

$90.65
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1 Pound

$270.90
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Additional Information

DAYS TO GERMINATION: 14-21 days.

SOWING: Transplant (recommended): Start seeds in flats 8-10 weeks before the last frost. Sow seeds on top of the growing medium and cover with a thin layer of soil mix. Keep moist until germination. Transplant to individual containers when plants have 4 true leaves. After the last frost in spring, transplant outside and space 6-8" apart, in rows 12-18" apart. Pinch off growing tips of upright growing varieties to make bushier plants.

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: 6-8".

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 4-5" above the ground.

Note: Thyme will become woody and needs to be divided or replaced after 3-4 years.

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Quick Facts

Latin Name
Thymus vulgaris
Days To Maturity
Average number of days from seeding date until ready for harvest.
90 - 95 Days
Life Cycle
Plants are either Annuals (single growing season), Perennials (grows year after year), or Biennials (require two years to mature).
Tender Perennial
Hybrid Status
Hybrid: The offspring of a cross between two or more distinct parent lines, usually of same species, and selected for improved traits. Open-pollinated: A non-hybrid variety that can reproduce itself in kind, demonstrating relatively stable traits from one generation to the next.
Open Pollinated
Product Features
Grows Well in Containers Grows Well in Containers
Variety does well when grown in a container.
Grows Well in Containers