Thymus vulgaris

Common name: Thyme

Scientific name: Thymus vulgaris

Garden Thyme or Common Thyme is a flowering plant in the mint family (Lamiaceae). Thyme is one of the best known and most widely used aromatic culinary herb.


Plant typeHerb
Available colors
Growth habitUpright
Mature height8 – 10 inches
Mature width5 – 6 inches
Soil conditionWell drained soil.
SunlightWell lit in sunlight
Water requirementModerate
Nutrition requirementModerate
MaintenanceNo need of specific maintenance practices
Common issuesNo specific issues
Pot size14cm