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Thyme, Lemon Variegated (Thymus citriodorus aureus)


Perennial

Aromatic

Attracts Bees and Butterflies

Culinary

Ideal Pot Plant

Medicinal
Height: 9 inches
Aspect: Full sun
Soil Type: Well drained
Uses: Culinary and aromatic
Care: Trim back immediately after flowering
Usually available: All year
Pot size supplied: Grown in a 10 cm (4 inch) pot
Hardiness: LEVEL 2 - see 'Description' tab below
Description:

Thyme, Lemon Variegated (Thymus citriodorus aureus)

Thyme, Lemon Variegated – Thymus citriodorus aureus

Thyme, Lemon Variegated – Thymus citriodorus aureus has golden foliage that also has an attractive variegation.

The foliage when touched gives a delightful lemon scent. This thyme has a bushy habit. It has pale lilac flowers in summer that are particularly attractive to bees and other pollinators.

Plant thyme in a sunny, sheltered position in the border. Alternatively grow in pots or containers. Cut back after flowering to maintain the shape of the plant.

A versatile culinary herb, it adds flavour to many dishes.

£2.50

4 in stock

Product Description

This plant is grown in a 4″ (10cm) pot. It is ready to be placed (weather permitting) into it’s final position. You will receive an instruction label which gives you further cultural instructions.

Note: If the Plant is in season but not in stock it may be available in small quantities. please contact us for stock. Read more on availability here

This plant is LEVEL 2 – Will survive an average British winter providing it is planted in well draining soil.

These levels are determined by Norfolk Herbs and are to be used simply as a guide. Our levels go from 1 (fully hardy) to 6 (requires a heated environment over winter).

 

Additional information

Weight.5 kg
Height

Low

Life Cycle

Perennial

Colour

Pinks, Mauves, Blues

Ideal for Bee & Butterfly

Yes

Medicinal

Medicinal

Planting Position

Full Sun

Herbs for Tea

No

Ideal for Tubs & Containers

Yes

Culinary Herbs

Fish, Garnish, Omelettes, Pork, Poultry, Red Meat & Game

Scented

Fruity

Herb Group

Thyme (Upright)

A-Z

T

Width / Spread

Under 1 foot

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