Garden Guide for Zone 8b
Thyme is a perennial herb with small, fragrant leaves. It is used in cooking, medicine, and as an ornamental plant.
- Soil: Well-drained soil
- Water: Moderate
- Light: Full sun
- Sowing Method: Direct sow or transplant
- Growing Days: 180
Planting Instructions: Sow seeds or plant transplants 9 to 12 inches apart in well-drained soil. Thyme prefers full sun but can tolerate partial shade.
Harvest Instructions: Harvest thyme just before the plant blooms for the best flavor. Cut off the top leafy portions of the plant and use fresh or dry for later use.