Zambesi Lemon Thyme

Thymus 'Zambesi'

A unique variety of the quintessential culinary herb, this lemony thyme from the African island of Zanzibar is perfect in baked poultry, bread, or sweet-savory desserts. Its tiny leaves hold a large amount of volatile oils, giving it a strong fragrance and high drought tolerance. It can be grown in well-draining soil in the ground or containers.

Water: Moderate to Dry, Drought Tolerant, do not overwater

Hardiness: Frost Hardy

Habit: Low growing and spreading, usually under 1' tall

Light: Full Sun

Soil: Well-draining soil, okay in containers

Origin: Thyme's origins are in the Southern Mediterranean. This particular variety comes from the island of Zanzibar, off the eastern coast of Tanzania in the Indian Ocean.

Additional Characteristics: Good in Containers

Zambesi Lemon Thyme