Lemon Thyme

Thymus x citriodorus

  • Mounding, ground cover for a sunny border or rock garden
  • Whorls of tiny, lavender flowers appear on the stem ends
  • Lemon-scented, hairless, green leaves (1 cm long)
  • Leaves are frequently used fresh or dried as a seasoning
  • Bloom Time: Early summer

ZONE:
4

COLOUR:
Lavender

HEIGHT:
25-30 cm

SPREAD:
25-30 cm

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Growing and Maintenance Tips:


prefers well-drained, average to dry soils in full sun. Cut back in early spring and trim lightly after flowering to maintain a compact habit. Harvest leaves in the morning for fresh use or store them by hanging them to dry. Leaves are most flavourful before flowering. 

Additional Notes about Lemon Thyme:


Thymus x citrodorus  is a species cross between Thymus pulegioides X Thymus vulgaris

THESE PLANTS ARE

suitable subtitutions for Thymus x citriodorus