Organic Herb Thyme: Common. Thymus vulgaris.
A decorative perennial, hardy low shrub with aromatic leaves. Grows to about 30cms tall.
How to grow:
Sow seeds from March to June into good compost. Pot up when large enough to handle and transplant into position when plants are 5 – 6cms tall at a distance of 20cms for good ground cover. Easily propagated from cuttings.
Easy to grow with no particular problems. Allow young plant to mature into second year before picking.
Favourite ways to eat them:
Amazing with your fried mushrooms, saute together lightly in good oil for about 3 minutes or until hot. Part of a bouquet garni used in caseroles, great in stock, sauces and soups. Dries and stores well.
Native to southern Europe from western Mediterranean to southern Italy.
Avg contents: 250 seeds.