Creeping Thyme seeds
Seeds can be a challenge to germinate. Pro grower level. Easy once established. Note: seeds are tiny and look like dust. For bulk orders over 2 LB, contact us for the best prices in the industry.
Seed Coverage: 170-180 seeds per square ft., or 2LB per acre
Creeping thyme, also known commonly as ‘Mother of Thyme,’ is an easily grown, spreading thyme variety. It is excellent planted as a lawn substitute or among stepping stones or pavers to create a living patio. Let’s learn more about creeping thyme plant care. Creeping Thyme Facts Thymus praecox is a low growing perennial hardy in USDA hardiness zones 4-9 with fairly minimal requirements. An evergreen with lightly haired foliage, this tiny-growing creeping thyme varietal — rarely over 3 inches — will appear in low, dense mats, which sprawl randomly and quickly fill in areas as a ground cover. T. serpyllum is another creeping thyme variety.
Germination: Scatter the Creeping Thyme ground cover seeds and press the seeds firmly into the soil. Keep the seeds consistently moist. If you want to get a jump start on the Creeping Thymeground cover plants, sow the seed indoors 6 - 8 weeks before the last frost. Transplant the young seedling into the garden 6 - 12 inches apart.