Hanging thyme 'Sambesi'

planting site / location:
planting distance:
25 x 25 cm
soil / fertilisation:
When bedding out use slow-release fertiliser and extra liquid fertilser when needed.
Water regularly but sparsely.
The hanging thyme Sambesi has a wonderful lemon fragrant and is used for spicy meat dishes and vegetable stuffings. Whole shoots are cooked but removed shortly after cooking time. For salad dressings, single petals or entire flowers can be used. Besides its use in the cuisine, golden thyme, which is rich in thymol, is also traditionally used in aromatherapies against respiratory ailments.


german term: Hanging thyme
botanical termn: Thymus citriodorus
plant height: 20 - 25 cm
life cycle: perennial
harvest season: perennial
flowering season: June to August
use: Culinary herb for seasoning dishes. Finds use in aromatherapies.
colour palette: green