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.


Thymus serpyllum 'Albus'

How to care for Thymus Albus


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 San Antonio, 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

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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 San Antonio, Texas

San Antonio, Texas

55% Medium

Growing Thymus Albus in San Antonio right now

Light needs for plant Thymus Albus in San Antonio, Texas

Plant growth potential is currently low 📉

December 6th, 2021

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

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

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Light needs for plant Thymus Albus in San Antonio, Texas

Sunlight intensity will decrease by 17% ☀️

December 7th, 2021

San Antonio is trending towards lower sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in San Antonio is expected to decrease by 17% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 10.0 megajoules of energy per …

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Light needs for plant Thymus Albus in San Antonio, Texas

Daylight will decrease by 0.6 hours 📉

December 6th, 2021

This month, San Antonio is getting an average of 8.6 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will decrease by 5.7% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 10.1 total hours of …

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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 🚫.

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


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 San Antonio, Texas

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

December 3rd, 2021

The growing potential in San Antonio 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…

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Water Needs
Sunlight Needs

Care Summary for Thymus Albus

Thymus Albus

Thymus Albus

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 1ft from a window


Repot after 2x growth

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

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