THYMUS fragrantissimus

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THYMUS fragrantissimus

Orange Thyme
(vulgaris ssp. fragrantissimus)
Select Item No. TO120

Quantitative Restriction

One Portion is usually sufficient for approx. 50 plants.
Please switch to gram for larger quantities.



Plant Description

Article Type: (Organic Seed DE-ÖKO-006)
Life Cycle: Perennial
Family: Lamiaceae
Origin: Selection
Special Features: Variable growth, pale to deep pink blossom. For good aroma keep soil dry in full sun. Aromatic culinary herb and attractive flowering pot plant may be combined very well through this Orange Thyme. Aromatic scent. Attractive for butterflies and other pollinators. Deer resistant. Drought tolerant/ for xeriscaping/ water-wise design. Heat tolerant. Suitable for pot and planter. Easy to grow.
Historical: Traditional use as tea against coughs, sore throat and to improve the immun system.
 
Basic Colour: (pink / salmon)
Flower Colour: pink
Natural Flowering Period: June - July
 
Winter Hardiness Zones: Z6 - Z9
Foliage: aromatic, linear, glaucous
Growth Habit: stoloniferous / wintergreen
Height with Flowers: 25 cm
Spacing between Plants: 20 cm
Soil Requirements: dry / well-drained / average
Location:
Characteristics: medicinal plant / tea herb / culinary herb
Usage: honey-bee food plant
Grams per 1000 seeds: 0.27778 Gram
Seeds per Gram
(does not correspond to the number of plants!):
3600
Gram to get 1000 plants
(if sown directly into pots etc. you will need a larger quantity):
1 Gram
Sowing Direction:

(15) Rapidly germinating, keep seed in constant moisture (not wet) with temperatures of about +20°C [68°F]. Seeds must be covered thinly. Do not cover very small seeds, but tightly press into the earth. Keep in cooler conditions after germination occurs.

Cutting back at Transplanting: Cut-back once to keep more compact.
Container Size(s): 1 plug per 8/9 cm (3 1/2")
Fertilizer: Light (100-150 ppm)
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