Thyme 'Lemon'

An invaluable herb for lemony flavour to cook with lamb, potatoes and any pulses – particularly borlotti beans and lentils. More
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An invaluable herb for lemony flavour to cook with lamb, potatoes and any pulses – particularly borlotti beans and lentils – it transforms them.

Genus Thymus x citriodus
Variety Thyme Lemon
Type Tender Perennial Herb
Common Name lemon thyme
Border Position Front, Container
Soil Type Chalky, Sandy, Neutral
Scent Scented
Site Full Sun, Part Shade
Moisture Well-drained
Height 35-40cm (12-16in)
Spacing 20cm (8in)
Sowing, Seeds, Planting Plant out in spring , in well-drained soil. Can be grown in container
Care Tips Cut back to keep in shape
Storing Can be used fresh or dried or stored in oil.
Harvesting Pick regularly to encourage new growth. Flavour strongest just before flowers appear in mid-summer.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
  • Sow Under Cover/Plant Indoors
  • Direct Sow/Plant Outdoors
  • Flowers/Harvest
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