Thymus Serpyllum - Kriechender Thymian
Thymus serpyllum - Kriechender Thymian
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FAQ - 💬
❓ Is Thymus serpyllum edible?
👉 T. serpyllum is another creeping thyme variety. Just like other thyme varieties, creeping thyme is edible with a flavor and aroma akin to mint when crushed or steeped for teas or tinctures.
❓ Is Thymus serpyllum the same as Thymus praecox?
👉 The two species of thyme most often referred to as Elfin Thyme are Thymus serpyllum and Thymus praecox. There are several varieties of both as well as a number of other species being sold to Fairy Gardeners due to their small size and pretty little flowers.
❓ How fast does Thymus serpyllum grow?
👉 Thyme grows very slowly from seed and after planting, germination can take up to 28 days. Because of this, it is usually grown from divisions or cuttings. If planting from seed, begin thyme indoors and scatter the seeds on top of the soil and do not cover them or only cover them lightly.
❓ How far will one creeping thyme spread?
👉 Coccineus Red Creeping Thyme Spacing If you are using it as a ground cover and want it to spread throughout an area, space it 8 to 10 inches apart. It will grow to about 6 inches tall and spread out up to 10 inches wide.
❓ Can thyme be used as tea?
👉 You can choose to make your tea using fresh leaves or ground thyme powder. You can also use dried thyme, but remember to strain the leaves from your drink to avoid unpleasant textures. For fresh leaves, add several sprigs of thyme to a cup of boiling water and let steep for 5 to 8 minutes.
❓ Which thyme is best for cooking?
👉 Those best for flavor, as well as ease of use, are the low-growing, shrubby ones known as English, French, lemon, or winter thyme.
❓ Should I prune creeping thyme?
👉 Prune back creeping thyme stems in the early spring to prepare the plant for the growing season ahead. Prune again after the flowers die back, usually by the end of summer. In late fall, after the first frost, prune the leggiest, woodiest stems by half. This pruning encourages vigorous, young growth in the spring.
❓ Is thymus Serpyllum poisonous?
👉 Thymus serpyllum has no toxic effects reported.
❓ Does thyme spread easily?
👉 They will cover up stepping stones, spreading their stems onto paving searching for ground to root in. Slower growing thymes are more appropriate for small spaces like those between flagstones. Just like all plants, thyme plants spread by growing from one set of leaves to the next.
❓ Will creeping thyme survive winter?
👉 Winter Care Depending on your location, creeping thyme will either remain evergreen or it will lose its leaves and some stems will die over the winter. You don't need to prune it, but to protect it as much as possible you can cover it with sand or gravel over the winter.
❓ Will creeping thyme overtake grass?
👉 Creeping thyme spreads rapidly after establishing to cover the yard in a dense mat and may take over the grass on a lawn. Since creeping thyme withstands poor soils and harsh conditions, this woody perennial can take over already weakened grass by extreme conditions. Still, it doesn't grow longer than three inches.
❓ What is the scientific name of Thymus serpyllum?
👉 Thymus serpyllum. Thymus serpyllum, known by the common names of Breckland thyme, Breckland wild thyme, wild thyme, creeping thyme, or elfin thyme, is a species of flowering plant in the mint family Lamiaceae, native to most of Europe and North Africa. It is a low, usually prostrate subshrub growing to 2 cm (1 in)...
❓ What type of plant is thymus?
👉 Thymus (plant) The genus Thymus (/ˈtaɪməs/ TY-məs; thymes) contains about 350 species of aromatic perennial herbaceous plants and subshrubs to 40 cm tall in the family Lamiaceae, native to temperate regions in Europe, North Africa and Asia.
❓ What does creeping thyme look like?
👉 Primarily used as a ground cover, Thymus serpyllum (Creeping Thyme) is a dwarf, aromatic shrub forming a low cushion of tiny, pointed, glossy blue-green leaves that turn bronze in the fall. Blooming profusely from early to mid summer, it features clusters of tiny, deep pink-purplish flowers. Rich in nectar, they attract butterflies.
❓ What is another name for Breckland thyme?
👉 Thymus serpyllum, known by the common names of Breckland thyme, Breckland wild thyme, wild thyme, creeping thyme, or elfin thyme, is a species of flowering plant in the mint family Lamiaceae, native to most of Europe and North Africa. It is a low, usually prostrate subshrub growing to 2 cm (1 in)...
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