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Thyme Seeds

Thyme seeds grow into evergreen herbs that are essential in cooking, medicinal application, and as an ornament in gardens. Thyme is a hardy aromatic perennial, thriving in full sun and well-drained soil. This plant grows in mats of tiny, fragrant leaves, quite low to the ground. It is a herb prized for its intense flavor. Used in a variety of dishes, thyme is also known for its antibacterial and antiseptic properties.

Survival Garden Seeds offers quality thyme herb seeds, including creeping thyme seeds. Ideal for adding an aromatic herb to your garden collection, our non-GMO seeds are selected for their excellent germination rates and ability to produce robust, flavorful plants.

Growing Thyme Seeds in Your Garden

  • Aromatic, flavorful foliage
  • Thrives in full sun and loose soil
  • Non-GMO, heirloom seeds
  • Culinary use, ground cover, natural remedies


Thyme has been cultivated since the ancient times. It is praised for its culinary and medicinal qualities. Originally from the Mediterranean, today thyme is vital in Italian, Mediterranean, and French cuisines, and can be grown easily as a perennial in USDA hardiness zones 5 to 9. Forming dense stems that cover the ground, thyme gives off a fragrant scent whenever it is brushed against or walked on.


Start the seeds indoors 6 to 8 weeks before the last expected frost or sow them directly to the garden space in spring. Thyme seeds are tiny and need light to germinate properly. Sprinkle them on the soil surface without covering. Germination usually begins in 2 weeks to a month, provided the soil is consistently kept moist. Transplant the seedlings outdoors when they grow big enough to handle.


Thyme tolerates dry soil once it is established. It enjoys direct sunlight and soil that drains well. Requiring minimal watering, these plants are ideal for low-maintenance garden spaces. Regular cutting after flowering will encourage bushy growth and prevent the stems from becoming woody as well. Thyme can be harvested as necessary. Snip sprigs or leaves, and use them fresh or dried.

With Survival Garden Seeds' thyme seeds, anyone can cultivate an herb that offers a pungent flavor. It serves as an attractive ground cover. Offering therapeutic benefits whether fresh or dried, thyme leaves are an excellent addition to the spice rack and the medicine cabinet.

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