Thyme - Organic Thyme
The leaves of the herb Thyme have a marked but agreeable aroma and pungent flavor; noted for attracting bees. Thyme is used fresh or dried, often for seasoning clam chowder and other fish soups. Thyme seeds usually take 8-20 days to germinate under proper conditions.
- FM USDA Certified Organic Seeds 0.225 g packet
Growing Info: 80-85 days to mature after germination. Start seeds indoors in a sunny location 6 weeks before transplanting outdoors. Or, sow in the garden in ordinary, well-drained soil after the danger of frost is past and the soil has warmed. Thin or transplant plants to 8 inches apart when they are 2 inches tall. Pick leaves as needed.
Suggestions: For drying leaves, cut the entire plant to 2 inches above the ground just before it flowers in early summer. Dry leaves in the shade. Thyme will thrive as a potted plant.
Health Benefits: Thyme is packed with Vitamin C. It is a good source of Vitamin A, copper, fiber, iron, and manganese.
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