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Thyme, Common - THYMUS vulgaris

Thyme, Common - THYMUS vulgaris

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Common Thyme, a timeless herb that has been cherished for centuries for its aromatic leaves and culinary versatility. This classic perennial herb boasts a compact, bushy growth habit and an unmistakable fragrance, making it an essential addition to herb gardens, culinary landscapes, and a wide array of dishes.

Aromatic Foliage: Thyme, Common is renowned for its aromatic foliage, which releases a warm and savoury fragrance when touched or crushed. This delightful scent not only adds sensory pleasure to your garden but also makes it an indispensable herb in the kitchen.

Compact and Bushy Growth: With a compact and bushy growth habit, Common Thyme forms a dense mound of small, narrow leaves. This growth structure makes it an ideal choice for edging, container planting, or as a charming addition to mixed herb beds.

Culinary Versatility: Common Thyme is a culinary powerhouse, known for enhancing the flavour of a wide range of dishes. Its leaves can be used fresh or dried to infuse soups, stews, roasted meats, vegetables, and marinades with a distinct and savoury taste, adding depth and complexity to your culinary creations.

Dainty Lilac Blooms: In midsummer, Common Thyme produces clusters of dainty lilac to pink flowers that add a touch of charm to the herb garden. While the primary focus is often on its culinary attributes, the blooms also attract pollinators, contributing to the overall health of your garden ecosystem.

Adaptable and Hardy: Common Thyme is well-suited to a variety of growing conditions. It thrives in full sun and well-drained soil, making it an adaptable and hardy herb that can be successfully cultivated in herb gardens, rock gardens, or even in containers on sunny patios.

• Botanical Name: Thymus vulgaris
• Mature Size: 6-12 inches in height, 12-18 inches in spread
• Foliage: Evergreen, small and aromatic
• Flower Colour: Lilac to pink
• Bloom Time: Midsummer
• Light Requirements: Full sun
• Soil Preferences: Well-drained
• Hardiness Zone: 5-9

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