Creeping Thyme

Thymus serpyllum Open Pollinated

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  • Can be used as a lawn substitute
  • Medicinal & culinary herb
  • Low maintenance

Standard seed packet, 400 seeds

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'Creeping Thyme' seeds

Thymus serpyllum

  • Can be used as a lawn substitute
  • Medicinal & culinary herb
  • Low maintenance

Low growing dense plant with small oval green leaves and creeping spreading habit. Perfect for use as a ground cover. Leaves can be used fresh or dried as a tea, or as a herb in cooking. Long history of use as a medicinal herb and essential oil. Fragrant mauve flowers in clusters during summer. Can be used as a lawn substitute. Good for rockeries and windy conditions. Tolerant of poor soil conditions and dry periods. Low maintenance once established. Great for bees and butterflies. Also known as 'Breckland Thyme' or 'Elfin Thyme'.

Seeds per gram: 5100
Product code: G5-17

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Quick Sowing Guide
Method Raise seedlings
Sowing Depth 1mm
Season Spring and Autumn
Germination 14-21 days @ 18-21°C
Hardiness / Life Cycle Hardy Perennial
Row Spacing 100cm
Plant Spacing 80cm
Plant Height 3cm
Position Full sun, well drained soil
Days Until Maturity 100 days

How To Grow



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Parcel Delivery Capped rate of $8.99
Express Delivery $15.00

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