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Thymus citriodorus ‘Aureus’

For sale by Jeremy Chadwick

This grower is fairly sure of this plant identification.

Great lemon-thyme scent, excellent with chicken or fish! Plant is 50cm across, 27cm tall, has been regularly pruned for cooking purposes. Bees love the flowers. In a 38cm diameter bell-pot (terracotta-coloured plastic)

Pot SizeTotal Price
20 litres

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Plant Finder: about Thymus citriodorus ‘Aureus’

Common names

Lemon thyme, Thyme


Thymus citriodorus ‘Aureus’ (Lemon thyme). This is an evergreen, spreading shrub with yellow, rounded to oval, aromatic leaves. Clusters of two-lipped, purple-pink flowers appear in mid summer.


Cut back in spring.

Interest and use


Italics = data drawn from parent genus or species

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Thymus citriodorus ‘Aureus’ | Langley Park, Durham, DH7 | Copyright Greenplantswap 2019
  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -15°C)
  • SoilWell drained
  • WaterMoist

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