Thyme German Winter


Winter-hardy thyme.

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Winter-hardy thyme.

This is a classic thyme variety! Produces evergreen leaves, woody stems, and mild flavored edible flowers. Perennial in Zones 5-8.

Thyme – German Winter – Thymus vulgaris

Soil & Water: Thyme can grow in most soils, but performs best in well-drained soil with moderate nutrients. Soil which is too rich will cause the plant to get leggy and lose its compact shape.

Planting & Growing: Start seeds indoors 6-8 weeks before the last frost. Lightly pinch developing plants to encourage bushiness. Sow seed directly 2-3 weeks before the last frost. Thyme also thrives as a potted plant.

Harvesting & Storage: Harvest leaves when the plant is large enough. Use fresh leaves, or dry and store leaves in an airtight container. Thyme also keeps well frozen.

Soil Temperature: 60-70F
Planting Depth: 1/16″
Germination: 21-28 Days
Height At Maturity: 8-12″
Days To Maturity: 90-95 Days
Sun/Shade: Full Partial Sun
Spacing After Thinning: 6-12″
Approx Seeds per Pack: 100 Seeds

Product image via: Johnny’s Selected Seeds


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