Seed Freaks - Herbs - Winter Thyme
Seed Freaks – Herbs – Winter Thyme
HERB: WINTER THYME / COMMON THYME
A fragrant perennial which thrives on neglect.
Used in small amounts, cooked with eggs, tomatoes and cheese, it makes an excellent addition to omelettes & chicken.
Once established it’s a low care plant, attractive to beneficial insects.
WHEN TO PLANT
Cool Climate: SEP, OCT, NOV, DEC
Temperate: SEP – MAY
Sub – Tropical: MAR – NOV
Tropical: MAR – OCT
Arid: SEP, OCT, NOV, DEC
PH 6 – 8
Tolerant of most soils.
Thyme seed germinates in 14 – 21 days.
The fine seed is scattered on the surface of the growing medium and lightly watered in.
To keep them moist it can help to bag up the tray and leave in a warm but not hot spot.
Cut back once as it flowers and not again till the next season.
Grows woody after 3 years & is best replaced.
Easily propagated by stem cuttings.
DAYS TO HARVEST
70 – 90 Days
APPROX 500 SEEDS
OPEN POLLINATED SEED 100% TASMANIAN GROWN
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