Thymus 'Spicy Orange'< Horticulture
|'Spicy Orange' Thyme|
|Light requirements:||full sun to light shade|
'Spicy Orange' is a hybrid cultivar of Thymus grown for its strong flavor and sweet, citrus-like scent.
'Spicy Orange' is a low, spreading thyme with sharp awn-shaped leaves and pale purple flowers.
As with most thymes, good drainage is essential, otherwise not picky about soils.
A very strong flavored herb when used fresh. Also grown as a scented ground cover, and tolerates some foot traffic.
Propagate by cuttings or division.
Best used as a fresh herb. Cut growing tips 1-2" long, cool and refrigerate until ready to use.
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