Heirloom and Open-pollinated seeds

German Thyme


Thymus vulgaris

Min Qty: 0.3 g

Description: Creeping perennial to zone 5, zone 4, if protected in winter. Flavorful addition to soups, dressings, sauces, casseroles, vinegars, etc. Plants grow up to 12" with delicate aromatic leaves. Does well in a container. Can be used fresh or dried.

Planting Instructions: 90 days. Start indoors 6-8 weeks before last frost or direct seed outdoors after the danger of frost has passed and the soil has warmed. Sow seeds 1/8" deep and keep moist until the seedling emerge. Provide plenty of light. Transplant in a sunny location with average soil and good drainage after hardening off. Harvest sprigs of leaves throughout season. Cut whole stems of leaves and bundle them together to dry, hanging them upside down.