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

Taxonomy

Thymus Pseudolanuginosus
Thymus
Lamiaceae
Lamiales

How to care for Woolly Thyme

Water

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 located in Fort Collins, Colorado.

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
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
Light

Check the growing potential in your area

A plant's growing potential is determined from its location, the time of year, and current local weather.

Plant care guide for Woolly Thyme in Fort Collins, Colorado

Fort Collins, Colorado

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Growing Woolly Thyme in Fort Collins right now

Light needs for plant Woolly Thyme in Fort Collins, Colorado

Plant growth potential is currently very low 📉

December 4th, 2021

Sunlight intensity as measured by “net radiation” in Fort Collins is currently very low 📉.

The availability of high quality sunlight in your home impacts ability for plants to thrive and is key in…

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Light needs for plant Woolly Thyme in Fort Collins, Colorado

Sunlight intensity will decrease by 27.4% ☀️

December 3rd, 2021

Fort Collins is trending towards lower sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in Fort Collins is expected to decrease by 27.4% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 7.4 megajoules of energy p…

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Light needs for plant Woolly Thyme in Fort Collins, Colorado

Daylight will decrease by 1.0 hours 📉

December 4th, 2021

This month, Fort Collins is getting an average of 9.7 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will decrease by 10.1% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 9.1 total hours of…

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Finding light for Woolly Thyme in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Woolly Thyme: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Woolly Thyme love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to ensure it receives enough light to survive during this time of reduced sunlight intensity in Fort Collins, Colorado ⛅.

Woolly Thyme does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Nutrients

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.

When to repot Woolly Thyme

Nutrient needs for plant Woolly Thyme in Fort Collins, Colorado

Is this a good time of year to repot? No ⏳

December 4th, 2021

The growing potential in Fort Collins is very low 📉.

Repotting in late fall or winter when the day lengths are shorter can be very stressful for a plant and cause it to go into shock.

It's bes…

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FAQs
Difficulty Level

Woolly Thyme is generally considered an easy-to-care-for plant and makes a great choice for beginners!


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Care Summary for Woolly Thyme

Woolly Thyme

Woolly Thyme


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 1ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

Based on your location in Fort Collins, Colorado, 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
@Jdubs
leaf-1 28 Plants
xp 1,092 XP
06/30/2021

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
@Melxn
leaf-1 5 Plants
xp 176 XP
05/31/2021

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

Survivor Survivor
Fast grower Fast grower

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