B and T World Seeds' reference number:
The average, annual, minimum temperature zone where Thymus capitatus is cold hardy
USDA Zone:7 0° to 10°F (-17.5° to -12.5°C)
|Type of plant - sub-shrub
Flower or inflorescence:
PURPLE-PINK in conical term. spikes giving thick, dark honey in Crete
(RED tinged ciliate bracts to 6mm.)(tol. alkaline soil - salt spray)
to 12mm., linear, fleshy, gland. evergreen, arom..forms round headed bush
|Height, in meters: 0.4
Height, in feet: 1.32
|Thymus capitatus sales history
Common names for Thymus capitatus:
|(cul:oil for flavouring), (the strongest thrme ?), Conehead Thyme, Persian Hyssop, Za'a't'ar Farsi,|
is included in the following
B and T World Seeds flowering plant categories.
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|Our stock changes almost every day, with seeds arriving and being shipped all over the world.|
We only stock long lived seeds, except for a few species that are always in demand.
Seeds that are not in stock are acquired fresh when ordered.
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|Some flowers are poisonous if not cooked. Some are only edible while in bud. Identify and correctly prepare all flowers before eating. Do not eat flowers that have been sprayed with weedkiller or other chemicals.|
Some knowledge about growing from seed is necessary to germinate even the easiest seeds.
Most seeds require humidity to germinate, even desert plants like
require that their growing medium remains moist until germination.|
Most seeds require oxygen to germinate, if buried too deep in their growing medium, or if the medium is too wet,
the seeds may not get the oxygen they require.
Thymus capitatus seeds will usually germinate in 15-30 days.
Sow Thymus capitatus seeds on the surface of moist compost, use a translucent cover to allow light in and to keep the compost humid and warm (do not place in direct sunlight)