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How to grow and care for creeping thyme

Written by Maggie

Jan 27 2021

How to grow and care for creeping thyme

Creeping thyme is found mainly in the northwest. In addition to its charming fragrance, Creeping thyme also has the romantic meaning of "good luck", and it can be grown in a variety of simple and easy ways. The following are details of growing Creeping thyme care

Creeping thyme care

Soil care for growing creeping thyme

Creeping Thyme prefers warm, light, and dry conditions, and does not require much soil, but grows well in well-drained calcareous soil. When we grow and care for Creeping thyme, prepare loose and well-drained land, facing the sun. Creeping thyme was born in Rocky Mountains, slopes, valleys, gullies, roadsides and weeds, 1100-3600 meters above sea level. Creeping thyme does not require much soil, but just to peat in. Creeping thyme does not require much soil, but the thick, fleshy nature of its leaves makes it moisture intolerant and requires well-drained media.

Watering care for growing creeping thyme

In the aspect of watering, rather dry and then watering, also do not have to be wet, otherwise the root can not be a very good extension function. When we grow and care for creeping thyme, it should be watered immediately after planting, and pay attention to keep the soil moist, until slow seedlings. When we grow and care for creeping thyme in the growing season, it can be watered 1 time a month, and in time to plow loose soil, the rainy season should pay attention to drainage. If the medium is always wet, the aeration will also be poor. Creeping thyme is slower to grow and does not require much fertilizer. Just to peat in, add about 5 to 10 percent of decomposable organic manure. Creeping thyme can be used when the plants are grown.

Fertilization care for growing creeping thyme

When we grow and care for creeping thyme, when the new bud began to grow, 10-15 days as appropriate to dilute 1000 times the liquid fertilizer, the summer plant growth weak, fertilization at this time easy to lead to plant death, so summer should stop fertilization, and placed in a cool place for the summer. Combined with watering at the same time, according to the growth of urea top dressing 1-2 times, each time the amount of 5 kilograms per mu. Before the winter pouring overwintering water after the cultivation of stale dry manure, and soil, in order to overwintering.

Creeping thyme care