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Herbs

Thyme Lemon

What a versatile tiny plant. These little leaves are packed with lemon fragrance and taste. We use Lemon Thyme in winter containers paired with pansies and have great performance throughout the season. Don't forget the to take this one to the kitchen for any recipe that calls for lemon.
Thyme Lemon
  • Planting & Care

Size & Spacing

  • Bed Spacing: 12"
  • Container Spacing: 8"
  • Mature Width: 18-24"
  • Mature Height: 6-10"

Planting Type

  • Containers
  • Ground Cover
  • Border
  • Accent

Seasons

  • Early Spring
  • Spring
  • Summer
  • Fall
  • Winter

Type

  • Perennial

Sun/Shade

  • Full Sun

Water Requirements

  • Low *

Fertilizer

  • Average

Colors

Tolerant to

  • Drought
  • Heat
  • Frost

Resistant to

  • Deer
  • Rabbits

Other

  • Fragrant

Growth Characteristics:
Very fragrant lemon scent and a vigorous growing, mounding plant. Easy to grow and great for the kitchen garden.

Care & Maintenance:
Very low maintenance. Ideal for cutting in the kitchen garden.

* Low Water Requirement:
After this plant is well established, it has a lower than average water requirement. A good layer of mulch will also help reduce water needs.