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Thyme Seeds

Size
Price
Savings
Quantity
Packet
$4.50
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1 Ounce
$24.95
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1/4 Pound
$58.95
41%
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1 Pound
$139.95
65%
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  • Packet

    $4.50
  • 1 Ounce

    $24.95
  • 1/4 Pound

    $58.95
    41% Savings
  • 1 Pound

    $139.95
    65% Savings
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  • Great flavor for many dishes
  • Popular uses include: Culinary / Fragrance / Medicinal / Ornamental
  • Prefers full sun exposure

Fast Facts

Life Cycle:Perennial
Light Requirement:Full Sun
Planting Season:Spring
Days to Maturity:180-200 Days
Plant Spacing:9-12 inches
Planting Depth:1/8 inch
Sowing Method:Start Indoors, Direct Sow
Water Needs:Average
Cold Stratification:No
Seeds per Packet:350 mg
Hardiness Zones:4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
Ships:Year Round
Plant Type:Low growing evergreen
Features:Open Pollinated, Culinary, Medicinal, Indoor, Outdoor, Deer Resistant, Heirloom

About Thyme Seeds

Thymus vulgaris

Buy Thyme Seeds by the Packet or in Bulk

Grow Heirloom Thyme - Plant Thyme Seeds

Thyme is evergreen in zones 4 through 9 but will darken during winter. In zones lower than 4, it will grow as an annual.

A small and dainty herb, Thyme is one of the most cherished of all herb seed varieties. An excellent aromatic and culinary herb, Thyme also possesses select medicinal qualities. Plant thyme seeds in a sunny spot with proper irrigation.

Fast Facts

Life Cycle:Perennial
Light Requirement:Full Sun
Planting Season:Spring
Days to Maturity:180-200 Days
Plant Spacing:9-12 inches
Planting Depth:1/8 inch
Sowing Method:Start Indoors, Direct Sow
Water Needs:Average
Cold Stratification:No
Seeds per Packet:350 mg
Hardiness Zones:4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
Ships:Year Round
Plant Type:Low growing evergreen
Features:Open Pollinated, Culinary, Medicinal, Indoor, Outdoor, Deer Resistant, Heirloom

About Thyme Seeds

Thymus vulgaris

Buy Thyme Seeds by the Packet or in Bulk

Grow Heirloom Thyme - Plant Thyme Seeds

Thyme is evergreen in zones 4 through 9 but will darken during winter. In zones lower than 4, it will grow as an annual.

A small and dainty herb, Thyme is one of the most cherished of all herb seed varieties. An excellent aromatic and culinary herb, Thyme also possesses select medicinal qualities. Plant thyme seeds in a sunny spot with proper irrigation.

How to Grow Thyme

When to Plant Thyme Seeds

Thyme is evergreen in zones 4 through 9 but will darken during winter. In zones lower than 4, it will grow as an annual.

Sow Thyme seeds indoors 6-8 weeks before the last frost of the season. Transplant into the garden after risk of frost has passed.

Where to Plant Thyme Seeds

Plant Thyme in dry, well draining soils exposed to full sun (6-8 hours of sun per day). Thyme thrives in sandy, rocky, or other similarly loose soil compositions. Do not allow Thyme to exist in wet soils, as it is prone to rot. Thyme is commonly planted on the outside of garden beds to ward off pests that would prey on other garden vegetables.

How to Plant Thyme Seeds

Sow on the surface of the soil indoors and lightly cover but do not bury the seed. Once seedlings are 3-6 inches tall, transplant into the garden 12-24 inches apart to allow room to grow.

How to Harvest Thyme

In the morning, right before flowering, cut 4-6 inches of herbaceous stalks, leaving woody parts behind. Do not wash harvested thyme, instead shake dry in order to preserve the oils. Harvested stems can be hung in a dry, dark, and cool place such as a garage over 1 to 2 weeks. Thyme leaves can be harvested from the stalks by pinching the end of the stem and moving up the stalk. Store leaves in a dry, dark, and cool place in a container to dry over a few days.

Download Printable Planting Guide

Seed Coverage for Thyme Seeds

Amount
Recommended Coverage
Packet
Up to 50 Sq. Ft
1 Ounce
Up to 1,250 Sq. Ft
1/4 Pound
Up to 5,000 Sq. Ft
1 Pound
Up to 20,000 Sq. Ft

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