Thyme

Scientific Name: 
Thymus vulgaris
Family Name: 
Lamiaceae
Plant Description: 
There are more than 350 species of thyme, and we don't have time to list them all here. There are thymes for culinary uses, thymes for medicinal uses and thymes that just look good in your garden! They range from prostrate varieties to bush-like ones. They like a free draining soil with a lot of sun.
Plant Height: 
varies depending on species
Plant Width: 
varies depending on species
Plant Use: 
Edible
Beverage
Medicinal
Oil
Bee Fodder
Of Interest: 
Antiseptic, antifungal and antibacterial...and it can taste good on pizza! What more do you want in a pot plant or garden companion. Thyme oil has been given the thumbs up by anti-ageing studies, and teas can be taken when battling throat infections.
Annual, Biannual or Perennial: 
Perennial
Plant Type: 
Herb
Climate: 
Temperate
Deciduous or Evergreen: 
Evergreen

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