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Thymus vulgaris

For sale by Jeremy Chadwick

This grower is fairly sure of this plant identification.

Pot is a real terracotta (not plastic) 21cm pot. Good flavour thyme.

Pot SizeTotal Price
4 litres

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Plant Finder: about Thymus vulgaris

Common names

Garden thyme, Thyme


Thymus vulgaris (Garden thyme). This species produces very aromatic leaves, and grows to about 30cm high. The flowers are white to pale purple and are produced in late spring to late summer. The leaves are tiny and mid-green.


They are fully to marginally frost hardy. You should plant them out from early autumn through to early spring in a sunny site with moist, well-drained soil.

Interest and use

Border, ground cover, containers

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Thymus vulgaris | Langley Park, Durham, DH7 | Copyright Greenplantswap 2019
  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessFrost hardy (min -5°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Fertile, Light, Medium, Low salinity
  • Soil pH5.5 to 8.0
  • WaterSemi-moist

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