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THYME LEMON

Thymus X citriodorus

Hardy perennial with a spreading habit and lemon scented leaves. Small flowers appear in spring and summer.

  • Growing Tip: Plant in well-drained friable soil. Tip prune in early spring to promote new growth. Water and fertilise regularly. Frost tolerant.
  • Position: Full sun
  • Height / Spacing: 25-30cm, 60cm.
  • Lifespan: Perennial
  • Use: Add to fish and poultry, cream sauces, salads. Infuse leaves to make a mild tea reputed to relieve headaches.
  • Companion Planting: Attracts pollinating bees. Reputed to enhance growth of plants growing nearby.
  • Recipe Idea: View Slow Cooked Atlantic Salmon Fillets recipe
  • Range: 100mm Herb pots, Zest 200mm




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