Thyme, Mastic (Thymus mastichina), packet of 50 seeds
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 the Iberian peninsula. Flowers in rounded, white, fuzzy heads to a height of 12 inches. Camphoraceously aromatic. Source of anxiolytic rosmarinic acid as well as significant amounts of eucalyptol, linalool and 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. Space 2 feet apart.
50 seeds/pkt., Open Pollinated, Untreated, NO GMO’s