Thymus vulgaris

A very tasty herb! Crush the leaves gently to release more flavour. 

Thyme, the herb of many virtues, has been around for thousands of years. Today, it is used in cooking and also as a home remedy, for example as a tea to help calm cough. 

Thyme can withstand prolonged heatmaking it great for stews and casseroles which are cooked for a long time. A classic use of thyme is fried in butter and garlic, making a mouth-watering sauce for steaks! 

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Product information

Category: Herb
Package includes: 3 plant capsules + nutrients
First leaves in: 2-3 weeks
Growth and size: Slow and steady; Medium tall (3 height blocks)
This plant will need 1-2 extra height blocks for your Plantui in addition to the default 2 blocks which the device is shipped with. We recommend that you get one boosting light block in addition to the regular height blocks
How to cut: Pinch the top to maintain growth. See pruning guide here.
When to eat: You can start eating when the plant is about 4-8 cm high

Additional info:
Thyme germinates in about one week. It grows slowly but surely. Thyme should be first cut when its 6 cm tall. 

From then on, harvest by cutting the stem just above the pair of leaves below. The plant can be cut a lot at once, as long as a few pairs of leaves remain under the cutting point. This will encourage new branches and thicker growth, producing more leaves to harvest. 


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