THYMUS vulgaris 'Standard Winter'

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THYMUS vulgaris 'Standard Winter'

Common Thyme

Select Item No. TA142

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One Portion is usually sufficient for approx. 50 plants.
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Plant Description

Life Cycle: Perennial
Family: Lamiaceae
Origin: Southern Europe: scree, Maquis shrubland, dry shrub areas.
Special Features: Traditional herb with fine pungent flavor and excellent garden plant for herb bed or dry wall. Aromatic scent. Heat tolerant. Suitable for pot and planter. Easy to grow. Attractive for butterflies and other pollinators. Deer resistant. Drought tolerant/ for xeriscaping/ water-wise design. Suitable for natural landscaping. Use for low maintenance plantings.
Historical: Medicinal Plant of the Year 2006 in Germany.
 
Basic Colour: (white / cream)
Flower Colour: white-pink
Natural Flowering Period: June - September
 
Winter Hardiness Zones: Z5 - Z9
Foliage: Entire, linear to ovate, slightly hirsute, greyish green.
Growth Habit: groundcover / cushion / low-growing / evergreen
Height with Flowers: 20 cm
Spacing between Plants: 25 cm
Soil Requirements: dry / well-drained / average / poor, lean
Location:
Characteristics: medicinal plant / culinary herb
Usage: honey-bee food plant
Grams per 1000 seeds: 0.26316 Gram
Seeds per Gram
(does not correspond to the number of plants!):
3800
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: Not Necessary.
Container Size(s): 1 plug per 8/9 cm (3 1/2")
Fertilizer: Light (100-150 ppm)
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