Plant Care Thymus Albus

Thymus Albus

About Thymus Albus

Thymus Albus is a super rare houseplant 🌿 that needs regular watering to thrive. They do best in long-lasting, direct light ☀️ and should be less than 1 foot from a window.

Thymus Albus likes soil that is well draining. Your plant shouldn't need added fertilizers if you repot each time it doubles in size.

Taxonomy

Thymus serpyllum 'Albus'
Thymus
Lamiaceae
Lamiales

How to care for Thymus Albus

Water

How often to water your Thymus Albus

Water needs for Thymus Albus
0.5 cups
every 9

Thymus Albus needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Austin, Texas.

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 Thymus Albus

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 Thymus Albus in Austin, Texas

Austin, Texas

57% Medium

Growing Thymus Albus in Austin right now

Light needs for plant Thymus Albus in Austin, Texas

Plant growth potential is currently low 📉

December 1st, 2021

Sunlight intensity as measured by “net radiation” in Austin is currently low 📉.

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

Read more

Light needs for plant Thymus Albus in Austin, Texas

Sunlight intensity will decrease by 20.3% ☀️

November 30th, 2021

Austin is trending towards lower sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in Austin is expected to decrease by 20.3% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 10.0 megajoules of energy per m2 per d…

Read more

Light needs for plant Thymus Albus in Austin, Texas

Daylight will decrease by 0.7 hours 📉

December 1st, 2021

This month, Austin is getting an average of 9.0 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will decrease by 6.9% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 10.1 total hours of dayli…

Read more

Finding light for Thymus Albus in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Thymus Albus: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Thymus Albus love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

Thymus Albus does not tolerate low light 🚫.

Austin, Texas currently has medium levels of sunlight intensity, you can help this plant grow by treating it to ample light ☀️.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Thymus Albus

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Thymus Albus: 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 Thymus Albus after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

When to repot Thymus Albus

Nutrient needs for plant Thymus Albus in Austin, Texas

Is this a good time of year to repot? Yes! 🪴

November 29th, 2021

The growing potential in Austin is medium 👌.

It's best to repot plants during their active growing periods when they have the energy to re-establish their roots! This is a great time to repot any …

Read more

FAQs
Water Needs
Sunlight Needs
Toxicity
Soil
Fertilizer

Care Summary for Thymus Albus

Thymus Albus

Thymus Albus


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 1ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

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

Trending in your area

Similar to Thymus Albus

Discover rare plants

This plant is popular in