Thyme, Mastic (Thymus mastichina), packet of 100 seeds

$3.95

Family:  Mint (Lamiaceae)

Hardy to Zones 7 to 10.  May be grown as an annual, 90 days to harvest.

Evergreen woody perennial subshrub native to SW Europe.  Camphoraceously  aromatic. Source of anxiolytic rosmarinic acid as well as significant amounts of eucalyptol and also some camphor.  Traditional use: burned to purify surroundings, also packed in clothing to deter moths.  Herbal antiseptic. As a culinary herb, hotter than most kinds of Thyme, due to the high essential oil content, and can be utilized in protein dishes, etc.  Plant prefers a sunny and dry position.  Barely cover seed and keep moist and warm until germination.  Prick seedlings to pots and grow out for 6 weeks or so before transplanting to landscape.

100 seeds/pkt., Open Pollinated, Untreated, NO GMO’s

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