Lemon Thyme

 

Thymus x citriodorus

Lamiaceae

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Form: Herb, sub shrub
Seasonality: Perennial, evergreen
Size: 1 foot high by 2 feet wide
Leaves; Tiny yellow and green heavily lemon scented leaves

Flowers: Clusters of pale lilac flowers in summer
Fruit:
Seed
Stems: Multi-stems a low mounding form
Range/Origin: Hybrid of Thymus pulegiodes Thymus vulgaris
Hardiness: Sunset zones 1 - 24; USDA: 5-9

Comments: Low litter, No thorns

CULTURAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Exposure: Full to partial sun
  • Water: Moderate regular watering;
  • Soil: Ordinary common soil
  • Propagation: Seed, division
  • Maintenance: Low; prune to keep compact

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