Lemon thyme grow and care – subshrub of the genus Thymus and also known as Thymus citriodorus, Lemon thyme perennial evergreen plant, used as edible plant for the leaves, leaves fragrant, can used as ornamental plant and can be used as groundcover, can grow in temperate, subtropical or mediterranean climate and growing in hardiness zone 5-11a, and with the right care in hardiness zone 11b.

Lemon thyme edible leaves

Leaves green with yellow in the edge shape of the leaf is round-elliptic and the size 3-12 mm.

Buds are edible in drop shape.

Flower small light purple, flowers grow on stalk in inflorescence,

Lemon thyme for sale – Seeds or Plants to Buy


Blooming Seasons
  • Spring flowers
  • Summer flowers
Edible Parts
  • Edible Bud
  • Edible leaves
Culinary uses
  • Eaten raw
  • Herbs
  • Spices
  • Spreads & Sauces
Flower colors
  • Purple flower
  • Mediterranean Climate
  • Subtropics Climate
  • Temperate Climate
Harvest Season
  • Autumn Harvest
  • Spring Harvest
  • Summer Harvest
  • Winter harvest
Leaf color
  • Yellow leaf
Ornamental parts
  • Ornamental flower
  • Ornamental leaves
  • Ornamental plant
Plant growing speed
  • Average growing plants
  • Fast growing plants
Plant life-form
  • Evergreen
  • Perennial plant
  • Subshrub
Plant Uses
  • Colored leaves
  • Edible plants
  • Fragrance
  • Ground cover plants
  • Ornamental plants
Planting Season
  • Autumn Planting
  • Spring Planting
  • Summer planting
  • Winter planting
Plants sun exposure
  • Full sun Plants
Watering plants
  • Regularly water
  • Small amounts of water
Hardiness zone
  • Hardiness zone 10
  • Hardiness zone 11
  • Hardiness zone 5
  • Hardiness zone 6
  • Hardiness zone 7
  • Hardiness zone 8
  • Hardiness zone 9