Is Thyme perennial?
Yes, thyme is perennial. Healthy thyme plants can live and produce stems, leaves and flowers for 5-7 years or even more, if the conditions are optimum. Most farmers plow and destroy the crop after 5-7 years, so as to plant new seedlings or to make a crop rotation.
Ιs Thyme and Oregano the same thing?
No, Thyme (Thymus vulgaris) and Oregano (Oregano vulgaris) are two distinctive plant species.
Is thyme drought tolerant?
Yes, thyme is drought tolerant and can be grown without artificial water supply in some cases. However, when cultivated commercially, in areas with no rainfalls during the summer, at least two irrigation sessions are necessary in order to produce an acceptable yield. Read more on Thyme Water Requirements
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