Plants ordered now will ship Late May.

Thyme, Spiked (Thymbra spicata), potted plant, organic

$7.50

Family:  Mint (Lamiaceae)

Hardy to Zones 7 to 10

Evergreen woody subshrub to 18 inches tall, native to Greece.  With outsize, lipped flowers of lavender and glossy, oil-rich leaves in a distinct, layered growth patern, the plant is pretty on the dryland landscape, well-loved by bees, and despite its name bears no spikes or spines.  The dried leaf is a good condiment, similar to Zaatar.  Traditional usage (TWM): Carminative, vermifuge.  Plant prefers full sun and dry soils.  Harvest leaves prior to flowering.  Trim back in fall to 1 inch above previous year’s growth.  Space plants 2 feet apart.

Potted Plant, Certified Organically Grown

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