Lemon Thyme Seeds (Thymus Citriodorus)
- Thyme is best cultivated in a hot, sunny location with well-drained soil. The plant also good as decorative, a low, sprawling perennial pretty enough for a rock garden or edging a flowerbed tiny.
- In Ancient Egyptians used thyme for embalming. The Ancient Greeks used it in their baths and burnt it as incense in their temples, believing it was a source of courage. The spread of thyme throughout Europe was thought to be due to the Romans, as they used it to purify their rooms and to "give an aromatic flavour to cheese and liqueurs.
- In the European Middle Ages, the herb was placed beneath pillows to aid sleep and ward off nightmares. In this period, women would also often give knights and warriors gifts that included thyme leaves, as it was believed to bring courage to the bearer.
- Height : 6" - 12"
Spacing : 18” - 24 ”
Sun Light : > 6 hours - Full
Water : Average - Dry
Harvest : 85 days
Sowing : Sow seeds 1/16 " deep
Germination : 10 – 24 Days
Size : Small size Leaf
Color : Green Leaves; Light Purple Flower
Use : Excellent to cook lamb, poultry or fish & Drinks
Qty : >< 50 Seeds/pack
Note : Thyme seeds are hard to germinate and can take a long time to sprout.