Thyme - perennial


Propagation: Seed in AO 25/40 10/10
Temperature: 75°F. Humidity: 75%.
Germination time: 7-14 days

Root /grow: Approximate transplant time: Summer: 4 weeks. Winter: 6 weeks.
PREFERRED TEMPERATURE: Day: 70-85 °F. Night: 60-75°F.

Transplanting: To slab or NFT when plants have 3-4 true leaves.

Special nutrient requirements: None

Growing time to harvest: (after transplanting)
Summer: 5 weeks. Winter: 6-8 weeks.
Number of harvests: Multiple.

Yield: Summer: 1 lbs per 20 ft. NFT trough. Winter: 1 lbs per 40 ft. NFT trough.

Light: Full sun. Thyme grows slowly and poorly at less than full sun.
SUPPLEMENTAL LIGHTING: 700 ft. candles, 14 hour days will improve growth.

Sensitive to: Fungal infections: Leaf diseases.
Insects: None.

Notes: Thyme grows slowly and yields poorly. It’s growth habit is not well suited for greenhouse production.