Thymus citriodorus                  Lemon ThymeThymus citriodorus                  Lemon Thyme

Thyme - Lemon

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Thymus citriodorus - Great variety of thyme with the added bonus of a lemon scent. Planted en-masse will deter cats as they hate anything lemon scented. Great herb for fish and chicken as the lemon really infuses the dish. Height 30cm.
Genus: Thymus
Species: citriodorus
Plant type: herb
Life cycle: evergreen
Hardiness: Fully hardy: the plant can tolerate temperatures down to about -15C or 5F.
Leaf colour when growing: mid green
Leaf shape: oval, diamond to lance-shaped
Approx leaf length (cm): 1
Can be grown from: cuttings or division.
Soil conditions: Moist well drained soil.
Water needs: Moist conditions
Light requirements: Full sun
Cultivation methods: They are fully to marginally frost hardy, You should plant them out from early autumn through to early spring in a sunny site with moist, well-drained soil. You can propagate from cuttings in the summer or by division.
Min height (m): 0.15
Max height (m): 0.3
Min spread (m): 0.2
Max spread (m): 0.3
Flower colour: pale pink purple
Fragrance: lemon scented
Spring colour: mid green
Summer colour: mid green
Autumn colour: mid green
Winter colour: mid green
Min growing temp (C): 8
Max growing temp (C): 30
Min optimum temp (C): 14
Growth habit: bushy rounded
Climatic zone: 7
Origin: Garden origin
Blooming time start: Mid summer
Blooming time end: Late summer