German Thyme (2-Pack) German Thyme (2-Pack) German Thyme 2 pack German Thyme 2 pack

German Thyme (2-Pack)

2PK |  4.5" Pot |  $14.99
For a highly-versatile, aromatic herb that will boost your culinary creativity, add German thyme to your garden. Used in herbal blends like Bouquet Garni and Herbes de Provence, German thyme enhances the flavor of roasts, egg dishes, cheeses, soups, and sauces, too. Although tiny-leafed, German thyme is known as highly aromatic—even more fragrant and flavorful than bigger-leaf varieties. Also referred to as winter thyme, it’s cold hardy to zone 5, remaining evergreen or semi-evergreen (depending on the climate). However, it dislikes extremely warm, humid areas. Plant it so it receives good air circulation and excellent soil drainage. It may only perform as a cool season annual in zone 10. German thyme grows best in well-drained, fairly dry soil in full sun or partial shade. Try growing it in a container if drainage is an issue in garden beds. Perennial in zones 5 to 9. Read More

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The Highlights

Culinary use In Bouquet Garni; aromatic dishes Features Tiny, strongly aromatic and flavorful evergreen leaves
Garden use Herb garden, flower border, containers Light Full sun to part shade
Planting time Spring, fall Plant size 12 to 15 inches tall
Soil Well drained, on the dry side Spacing 12 to 15 inches apart
Type Perennial in zones 5 to 9

Welcome your Plant

1. Remove Packaging

Take each individual bonnie plant out of the box before carefully opening each individual plant’s packaging. Be cautious of soil that may have shifted during transportation.

2. Check the Soil

Your plants were watered right before shipping, but they may have become thirsty during travel. If the soil is dry to the touch, give your plants a good drink before planting.

3. Adjustment Period

Let your plants get used to their new environment. Set them in a warm, sunny spot for 34 to 48 hours so they can recover from their trip before being planted.

Long term Care

1. Location, location

Find the right spot for your plant. Check each plant’s tag for information on how much sun your plan’s need. Growing tip: if your plant needs full sun, a south-facing area will give you the most sunlight. If your plan can grow in part shade, an east or west-facing window might be enough.

2. Soil & drainage

Making sure your container has holes to allow excess water to drain is vital to your plant’s health! We recommend planting your Bonnie Plant in Miracle-Gro Potting Mix for containers, or Miracle-Gro Garden Soil for planting in ground.

3. Hungry plants

Feeding your plants is one of the best ways to improve your plant’s health and maximize your harvest. We recommend feeding with Miracle-Gro plant food when you transplant, and feeding regularly following label directions for best results.