Lemon Thyme

檸檬百里香

(Thymus citriodorus)

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Growing Facts

Hong Kong Warm Growing Season (May-August)

At least 6 hours of sunlight daily 

It does best under full sun but will tolerate some shade

Low amount of water

Thyme is fairly drought tolerant so it only needs an occasional watering once established 

 

Plant in a well-draining container that is at least 10 inches deep and fill with potting soil

Keep the soil moist but not overly wet and fertilize occasionally

 

Plant the seedlings about 12 inches apart

Fun Facts
The best time to harvest Lemon Thyme is during the early morning hours to reap maximum flavour
The natural components in Lemon Thyme, like limonene and thymol, give the herb its signature citrus flavor
The flowers of Lemon Thyme are lilac color and have the same... 
Lemon Thyme is rich in iron as well as vitamin C, D and B-complex

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