German Winter Thyme Seed

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German Winter Thyme Seed

Widely used as a flavoring for many culinary uses, and is an essential ingredient for classic French cuisine.

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(Thymus vulgaris LAMIACEAE)

An essential ingredient for French cuisine, and flavoring for sauces, soups, meats, dressings, stuffings, caseroles (especially zucchini, bean dishes, and baked and sauteed vegetables. Plants have a shrubby growth habit, and are evergreen and perennial. Medicinal: Used as an expectorant and bronchial anti-spasmodic and carminative. Used externally for gum disease, arthritis, and fungus infections. Should not be used medicinally by pregnant women.

Details:

Other Names:Common thyme
Flowers:Small, white, daisy-like flowers
Foliage:Lacy green
Lifecycle:2    (0: N/A, 1: annual, 2: perennial, 3: biennial)
Height:4 to 8 inches
Diameter:8 inches
Heirloom:yes
Container Planting:yes

Cultural Requirements:

USDA Zones:4 to 8
Propagation / Germination:Germinates in 14 to 30 days at 60 F. Direct sow or transplant in early spring or summer.
Sun:Full sun
Pests and Diseases:None noted.

Garden Medicinals offers over 220 varieties of medicinal and culinary herb seeds, roots, and select heirloom vegetable and ethnic flower seed. All seeds are non-gmo, open-pollinated and untreated. Most seeds are naturally grown and a few are certified organic. Our vegetable seeds do especially well in hot, humid climates where vegetable production can be difficult. Our herb selection also includes dormant root stock of ginger, ginseng, goldenseal, black cohosh, false unicorn, and wild yam.

Note: Medicinal uses of herbs mentioned in our store are not intended nor implied to be a substitute for professional medical advice. Please see a qualified medical practitioner for diagnosis if you have a health problem.


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