One of the most versatile herbs used in cooking, can be used to season any meat or vegetable. Plants grow 6-12" tall with a sprawling habit.
- Annual or perennial in zones 5-8
- Plants grow to 6-12 inches
- Tiny, green leaves grow on woody stems
This variety works for:
- Fresh eating
- Dried leaves
Thyme is used in ethnic dishes from around the globe - as far afield as South American cuisine, European cuisine, and Caribbean cuisine. It can be used to seaon soups and stocks or used to flavor marinages with rosemary and lemon zest.
Try using thyme in seafood or poultry dishes or with red meat. The flavor of the herb is released as it is cooked slowly, making it a great herb for crock-pot or slow cooker meals.
If you're feeling adventurous, try adding thyme in fruit dishes with fresh raspberries, honey, and goat cheese.
Instructions - Sow seeds indoors on surface of soil. Transplant outdoors after danger of frost has passed. After first year cut plants back each spring to renew them and keep them tidy. Plants prefer well-drained dry soil.
- Start Indoors: 6-8 weeks before last frost
- Germination: 10-20 Days
- Plant Outdoors: 6-12” Apart
- Light: Sun/Partial Shade