Common Thyme Seeds (Organic)


Certified Organic. Non-GMO. Perennial. 85 days. Non-GMO, Heirloom Organic Common Thyme Herb Garden Seed from True Leaf Market. Genus Thymus. Common Thyme is a cold hardy perennial that grows as a trailing shrub. Native to the Mediterranean, Organic thyme develops sage-green leaves producing earthy, floral flavor similar to rosemary"as it is an evergreen member of the mint family! Organic Common Thyme thrives during the summer as an aromatic herb popular for its gardening benefits and timeless versatility.

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Organic Common Thyme Herb Garden Seeds

Organic Common Thyme Herb Growing Habits

Non-GMO (Genus Thymus) Organic Common Thyme plants are cold hardy perennial herbs reaching 1" tall and 18" wide with shrub-like growth. Once plants reach maturity, Organic thyme develops minty sage-green leaves"providing earthy flavor similar to rosemary. As a trailing evergreen, Organic Common Thyme grows until freezing conditions set in, going dormant during winter and returning next spring. By late spring or summer, thyme blooms pink-to-purple flowers as it goes to seed.

The Culinary Uses of Organic Common Thyme Garden Herb & Seed

The dried or fresh sage-green leaves of Organic Common Thyme is a popular aromatic addition to many dishes. From roasted potatoes to cookies, Organic thyme provides versatile flavor"adding minty, earthy and floral notes to a wide range of cooking! The springs of Organic thyme are also used to flavor refreshing beverages such as lemonade. Braise dried thyme with meats to enhance savory dishes.

The Gardening Benefits of Growing Organic Common Thyme Garden Herb

As thyme is popular for its versatility, this cold-hardy evergreen is a garden perennial that offers medicinal and companion planting benefits! Due to the earthy leaves similar to rosemary, Organic thyme produces an aromatic oil called thymol"which not only helps protect neighboring plants, but can also be extracted to make an antiseptic herbal remedy! The minty flowers of Organic Common Thyme also attract beneficial pollinators, while repelling unwanted pests.

Organic Common Thyme Garden Herb Seeds Per Package:

  • 1 g - Approximately 530 Seeds
  • 1 oz - Approximately 15,000 Seeds
  • 4 oz - Approximately 60,000 Seeds
  • 1 lb - Approximately 240,000 Seeds
  • 5 lbs - Approximately 1,200,000 Seeds

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