Thyme ‘Olde English’
A packet contains 500 seeds.
A hardy perennial herb that’s an old favourite for stews, stuffings, mixed herbs and bouquet garni. Old English Thyme stimulates the appetite and helps the digestion of fatty foods.
Helps repel cabbage root fly. Companion Plant: Grow Old English Thyme close to cabbages, cauliflower, broccoli and Brussels sprouts as it is a great deterrent of cabbage root-fly or cabbage worm.
Sow seeds from late winter to early summer 1.5mm deep in John Innes Seed Compost. Make sure that the compost is moist but not wet and seal in a polythene bag until after germination which usually takes 18-24 days at 13-16°C.
Transplant when large enough to handle into 8cm pots (hyperlink to if we have on the site). Later plant out into well drained soil in full sun.
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Please note we are able to sell seeds all year round. If for unforeseen circumstances these seeds are out of stock you can pre-order them and they will be dispatched as soon as they are available.
Our customer service team will keep you informed on delivery details. If you pre-order your seeds in one year and take delivery in another, you will be charged the price quoted in the year that you ordered them in.