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Thymus 'Spicy Orange'

Thyme


  • Type: Perennial         

  • Soil: Light, well-drained.

  • Useful Parts: Leaves.

  • Growth Habit: Ground cover thyme with pink flowers and a spicy orange fragrance. Ornamental and edible!

  • Harvest Method: Pick at any time before flowering.

  • Handling: Dry branches and strip leaves, placing them in air tight containers. Store fresh thyme sprigs in foil in freezer.

  • Uses: Boil fresh or dried to use in meats, vegetables, potatoes, cottage cheese and sauces; soothes coughs, good addition to baths; use as a mouthwash; soothes the stomach and improves digestion; cleansing effects for facial skin; strengthens scalp when used as a hair lotion.

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Height:

2 in

Spread:

10-12 in

Hardiness Zone:

4 - 9

Thymus 'Spicy Orange' Characteristics

Attributes

  • Fragrant
  • Ground Cover

Exposure

  • Sun Tolerant
  • Morning Sun / Afternoon Shade