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Thymus nummeralis – Pizza thyme

$7.50

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Pizza thyme

A favourite for summer meals especially with tomatoes. Flavour is similar to wild thyme, with a hint of oregano and slightly longer leaf stems.

  • 9 cm pot

3 in stock

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Description

Common name: Pizza thyme

The genus Thymus contains about 350 species of aromatic herbaceous perennials and sub-shrubs up to 40 cm tall. They are all native to the temperate regions of Europe, North Africa, and Asia. All of the most commonly cultivated species are evergreen, hardy and tolerant of drought. They generally prefer full sun and good drainage. All thymes are useful plants for attracting bees.

A favourite for summer meals especially with tomatoes. Pizza thyme is a robust plant providing a plentiful supply of leaves on long stems throughout summer. Flavour is similar to wild thyme, with a hint of oregano and slightly longer leaf stems.

  • Low spreading ground cover
  • Full sun
  • Good drainage
  • Drought tolerant
  • 9 cm pot