Thyme Herb Plant | Thymus Vulgaris
Height: 0"Pot Size: 0"
Full to Partial Sun
Indoors, Balcony, Well-lit Windows, Herbs Plants
Your Thymes is a native from the Mediterranean area and thus, this herbaceous plant is drought-friendly.
Flowers of your Thyme attract beneficial insects and bees.
Your thyme plants should be planted and placed where they can get full to partial sun. Your plants must receive atleast six hours of partial sun per day.
However, Full sun is the best for Thyme Plant as it reduces excessive moisture from the soil and prevents root rot. The ideal temparature for Thyme is 60-75℉ so make sure that you plant your Thyme indoors
During the hot summer season, you must water your Curry Leaf Plant each day. Try to avoid over-watering your plant as it may damage its roots.
However, during the winter season, water your plant once a week watering for better growth. But make sure that the soil does not become too dry during the watering.
Thymes are naturally a drought-resistant plant and hence, you should only water your plant when the topsoil is completely dry.
You must use a well-draining soil, typically Loamy, Sandy, or Chalky soil mixed with organic compost to get good drainage soil.
Feed your thyme plants with all-purpose 10-10-10 ratio fertilizer once every two weeks. You must water your plants thoroughly after adding fertilizers to distribute them evenly.
Withhold the use of fertilizers during the cold winters as it will weaken the roots of your Thyme.
Thyme is considered safe for most people when taken orally in normal food amounts. However, some people can face headaches, dizziness, and stomach ache by taking this. It can be toxic for children and pets as well, causing an allergic reaction.
A well-draining soil is essential for your Thyme. Your Thyme thrives well in soil with a pH of 4-7 with a good drainage system.
Regularly pruning your Thyme will induce a faster growth and a more rounded and appealing shape.
Rhizoctonia: Rhizoctonia is a fungus that causes the roots to rot in plants- Apply a fungicide to the plant and change the container of your plant.
Aphids: Aphids will suck the nutrients from a plant that will mottle and curl the leaves o the plant- You can spray your plant with cold water and neem oil to remove them.
Powdery Mildew: They destroy the heavy foliage of your plants- Remove the affected areas and put your plant in a brighter area by keeping the leaves dry.
An ornamental herbaceous plant Thyme has many uses in cooking and is widely used in the kitchen. It is one of the main ingredients of Italian dishes used as a garnish that deserves its place in your planting schedule - let alone for its aromatic and ornamental vibe. They are low-growing plants that look great as a ground cover. Colorful flowers of your Thyme look great along with their fragrant leaves and woody stems.