Herb - Thyme Seeds
HOW TO GROW FROM SEEDS
Thyme plants can be grown from seed but a little difficult. Thyme seeds germination can take a long time to sprout. If you would like to grow thyme from seeds, follow these steps for growing thyme seeds, Gently scatter seeds over the soil in the container you will be planting thyme seeds. Next, gently scatter soil over the seeds. Water thoroughly as needed, cover with plastic wrap. Place the container in a warm location. Seeds will germinate in one to 12 weeks. Once thyme seedlings are 20 cm high, plant them where you will be growing thyme in your garden. As we said that it is a little difficult, actually it is late sprouting.
CARE AFTER GERMINATION
Thyme could be multi sown onto a plug tray to avoid the pricking out stage. Let me tell you some tips for growing Thyme. Keep in mind that the flavor of the thyme plant benefits from active neglect. Growing thyme in poor soil with little water will actually cause the thyme to grow better. For this reason, thyme herb is an excellent choice for xeriscaping or low water landscapes. In the late fall, if you live in an area that freezes, you’ll want to mulch the thyme plant. Be sure to remove the mulch in the spring.
BENEFITS OF THYME
Thyme is an herb, so it has a lot of health benefits like other herbs. Getting all the vitamins your body needs every day can be challenging. Luckily, thyme is packed with vitamin C and is also a good source of vitamin A. If you feel a cold coming on, thyme can help get you back in good health. Another health benefit of thyme, It's a good source of copper, fiber, iron, and manganese. It can help you if you have hair fall.
Note: Information provided for guidance only, as cultural practices and climatic circumstances vary.
- Sowing Time: Summer
- Height: 3 - 6 cm
- Mature: 12 Months
- Bloom Time: June to July
- Zone: 4 to 8
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