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Thymus vulgaris, Garden Thyme
Thymus vulgaris Compactus

Thymus vulgaris

Garden Thyme
Family: Lamiaceae
Origin: Southern Europe
Full sunRegular waterWhite/off-white flowersBlue/lavender/purple flowersFragrantEthnomedical plant.
Plants marked as ethnomedical and/or described as medicinal, are not offered as medicine but rather as ornamentals or plant collectibles.
Ethnomedical statements / products have not been evaluated by the FDA and are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. We urge all customers to consult a physician before using any supplements, herbals or medicines advertised here or elsewhere.Spice or herbSubtropical, cold hardy at least to 30s F for a short time

This strongly aromatic herb is much cultivated in Eastern and Southern Europe and Northern Africa, but also in the US. Thyme is an important spice of European cuisines, especially in South Europe. It is especially typical for France, where fresh branches of thyme, tied up into bundles together with other fresh herbs, are added to soups, sauces and stews, being removed before serving.


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Thymus vulgaris, Garden Thyme


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