Thyme ‘Doone Valley’ (Thymus ‘Doone Valley’)
Thyme ‘Doone Valley’ (Thymus ‘Doone Valley’) is an herb that can grow up to 10cm tall and 10cm – 50cm wide. In this growing guide we’ll learn the cultivation details and how to plant Thyme ‘Doone Valley’ (Thymus ‘Doone Valley’).
This plant is commonly known as thyme ‘Doone Valley’.
This is a evergreen plant that takes 5-10 years to reach full maturity.
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Common name: thyme ‘Doone Valley’
Scientific name: Thymus ‘Doone Valley’
Plant type: Herbs, Shrubs
Habit: Mat forming
Height: Up to 10cm
Spread: 10cm – 50cm
Sunlight: Full Sun
Soil: Chalk, Loam, Sand
Moisture: Well drained
Garden type: Informal Garden, Patio & Container Garden, Rock & Gravel Garden
Other characteristics: Drought resistant, Plants for pollinators
How to plant
In this section we will learn how to plant Thyme ‘Doone Valley’ (Thymus ‘Doone Valley’), know its needs in terms of soil, watering and sun exposure.
Thyme ‘Doone Valley’ (Thymus ‘Doone Valley’) is not a demanding plant regarding the type of soil and can grow in chalk, loam or sand.
The chalky soil is pale and contains chunks of calcium-rich rock. It is a fertile and well-draining soil, almost always alkaline.
The loam soil is dark, rich in organic matter but balanced in minerals. It offers the best of all worlds, retaining enough water for the plants, but allowing excess moisture to drain away. This is the most desired type of garden soil, perfect for most plants.
Sandy soil is light, porous and very easy to drain. It is a soil poor in organic matter and nutrients. It is composed of relatively large mineral particles that allow water to drain quickly.
As for pH, it is a plant that grows ideally in soils with pH alkaline or neutral.
Regarding drainage, Thymus ‘Doone Valley’ likes to grow in well drained soil.
Thyme ‘Doone Valley’ (Thymus ‘Doone Valley’) should be grown in full sun places.