Thyme English Winter
- Thymus vulgaris “Winter Thyme” is a low-growing, wiry-stemmed perennial.
- The stems are stiff and woody and leaves are small, oval, dark grey-green in colour and are very aromatic.
- Pale mauve-pink flowers bloom at the tips of the stems in summer
- Sow in Spring or Autumn at around 13°C (55°F)
- Germination 15-30 days.
- Plant 30-45cm (12-18in) apart.
- Thyme is an attractive edging plant or a spreading plant among and over rocks, growing best in light, well-drained soil
- They also make interesting plants for the window sill or in hanging baskets Thyme leaves may be small, but they pack a powerful punch
- It retains its flavour well in long slow cooking
- They blend their essence with other savory herbs like Tarragon and Savory to create some memorable flavours