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Golden Thyme

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Pot Size : 1L

Originating from Southern Europe and Northern Africa Golden Thyme (Thymus Citriodorus) is an excellent herb for seasoning chicken, fish, pork, vegetables and can add flavour to teas, soups and broths. This herb is drought tolerant, prefers well drained ideally alkaline soil and appreciates full sunlight.

ENJOY: The Golden Thyme is excellent with eggs, beans, tomatoes, cheese, poultry and roasted vegetables - tuck a few sprigs inside a chicken before roasting!

Height: 0.1 – 0.5 metres

Spread: 0.1 – 0.5 metres

Flowers: Pinkish

Difference in Thyme Varieties

We have lovingly grown six varieties of Thyme in our Sussex glasshouse to provide you with the best herb for your kitchen garden. But what are the main differences between each plant? Read on to find your perfect match! 

Golden Thyme

Attractive leaves which makes it look eye-catching both indoors and outdoors, in or out of bloom. Golden Thyme is great for those who want to attract pollinators to the garden.


The most common variety, this herb is known for its woodsy, earthy taste with a subtle hint of lemon. For those who want to decorate their garden with a slightly taller Thyme which will bloom pink flowers in the summer months. 

Silver Thyme

As the name suggests the leaves of this variety are bordered with a silver hue, great for adding a lighter colour to the garden. Can be added to teas or drinks for a sweet, citrusy and minty flavour. 

Lemon Thyme

Leaves that have a wonderful yellow colour and a very strong lemon scent and taste. For those who like to use citrus as a pairing with fish or to fill the home with a fresh, clean, citrus fragrance.

Creeping Red Thyme

This variety is known for its deep vibrant pink flowers which cover the entirety of the plant. Perfect for filling gaps in the garden or to decorate stone walls or balconies where they can grow down over the edge.

Variegated Lemon Thyme

Very similar to the Lemon Thyme variety but slightly brighter and more colourful. Able to withstand sunnier spots in a garden, window sill or balcony. 


Soil: Well Drained

Light Conditions: Sunny

Frost Tolerance: Frost tolerant to -10

Golden Thyme
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