Plant Care Woolly Thyme

Woolly Thyme

4.5 out of 5 (2 experiences)

Woolly Thyme has a Survivor plant personality Survivor
Woolly Thyme has a Browns easily plant personality Browns easily


Thymus Pseudolanuginosus

How to care for Woolly Thyme


How often to water your Woolly Thyme

Water needs for Woolly Thyme
0.5 cups
every 9

Woolly Thyme needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.

Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

Calculate water needs of Woolly Thyme

Water 0.5 cups every

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Finding light for Woolly Thyme in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Woolly Thyme: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Woolly Thyme may have difficulty thriving, and will drop leaves 🍃, without ample sunlight.

Place it less than 3 feet from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

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How to fertilize Woolly Thyme

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Woolly Thyme: repot after 2X growth

Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.

By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.

To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your Woolly Thyme after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

Care Summary for Woolly Thyme

Woolly Thyme

Woolly Thyme

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 3ft from a window


Repot after 2x growth

Based on the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

What other plant parents say

Woolly Thyme has a Survivor plant personality Survivor 2
Woolly Thyme has a Browns easily plant personality Browns easily 1
Woolly Thyme has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower 1
Jdubs avatar
leaf-1 29 Plants
xp 952 XP

I love the smell and look of this plant. It's very sensitive to under watering and too much sun, tho. Baby girl likes her conditions real chill 😂

Survivor Survivor
Browns easily Browns easily
Melxn avatar
leaf-1 5 Plants
xp 176 XP

Its a really cute plant, and if you give it a light brush it gives off a really nice smell!

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Fast grower Fast grower

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