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Latin name:

Thyme - Garden
Thymus Vulgaris
12 - 16" (30 - 41 cm)
6 - 12" (15 - 30 cm)
Full Sun
Allow Soil To Dry Between Watering
Light, Well Drained Soil

Thyme Garden is a versatile and aromatic herb widely cultivated for its culinary uses, ornamental value, and medicinal properties. Belonging to the mint family, this perennial herb is native to the Mediterranean region and has become a staple in kitchens and gardens worldwide.

This herb typically grows as a low, spreading shrub with woody stems and small, narrow leaves. The leaves are usually gray-green in color, featuring a slightly fuzzy texture and a pungent aroma. When crushed or rubbed between the fingers, the leaves release a warm, earthy fragrance with hints of mint and a subtle herbal complexity.

Culinarily it is highly prized for its ability to enhance the flavor profile of various dishes. Its leaves contain essential oils that provide a distinctively savory, slightly minty taste, making it a popular ingredient in Mediterranean and international cuisines. Garden thyme pairs exceptionally well with meats, poultry, fish, soups, stews, sauces, and vegetables, adding depth and aromatic richness to culinary creations.

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