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Thymus vulgaris 'Precompa' (Thyme 'Precompa')

Beginner
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
0.3m
Max height
0.3m
Max spread
5-10 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name

Thymus vulgaris 'Precompa'

Other names

Thyme 'Precompa'

Genus

Thymus Thymus

Variety or Cultivar

'Precompa' _ 'Precompa' is a cushion-forming, evergreen subshrub with small, lance-shaped, aromatic, dark grey-green leaves and whorled racemes of tiny, white to pale pink flowers in summer.


Thymus vulgaris 'Precompa' is: Evergreen

Habit

Compact, Cushion or Mound Forming

Flower

Pale-pink, White in Summer

Foliage

Grey-green in All seasons

How to care

Watch out for

Pests

Generally pest free.

Diseases

Generally disease free.

General care

Pruning

Pruning group 10 in spring.

Propagation

Cuttings may require bottom heat.

Propagation methods

Division, Semi-hardwood cuttings


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Where to grow

Thymus vulgaris 'Precompa' (Thyme 'Precompa') will reach a height of 0.3m and a spread of 0.3m after 5-10 years.

Suggested uses

Between paving stones, City, Cottage/Informal, Drought Tolerant, Edging, Beds and borders, Gravel, Ground Cover, Low Maintenance, Mediterranean, Rock

Cultivation

Grow in neutral to alkaline, well-drained soil in full sun. Will not tolerate wet, waterlogged conditions, particularly in winter. Tolerates drought and poor soils. Tends to be short-lived in cold areas.

Soil type

Chalky, Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage

Well-drained

Soil pH

Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Full Sun

Aspect

South, East, West

Exposure

Exposed, Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4)

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Botanical name

Thymus vulgaris 'Precompa'

Other names

Thyme 'Precompa'

Genus

Thymus Thymus

Variety or Cultivar

'Precompa' _ 'Precompa' is a cushion-forming, evergreen subshrub with small, lance-shaped, aromatic, dark grey-green leaves and whorled racemes of tiny, white to pale pink flowers in summer.

Native to

Garden origin

Foliage

Evergreen

Habit

Compact, Cushion or Mound Forming


Colour

Flower

Pale-pink, White in Summer

Foliage

Grey-green in All seasons


How to care

Watch out for

Pests

Generally pest free.

Diseases

Generally disease free.

General care

Pruning

Pruning group 10 in spring.

Propagation

Cuttings may require bottom heat.

Propagation methods

Division, Semi-hardwood cuttings


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Thymus vulgaris 'Precompa' (Thyme 'Precompa') will reach a height of 0.3m and a spread of 0.3m after 5-10 years.

Suggested uses

Between paving stones, City, Cottage/Informal, Drought Tolerant, Edging, Beds and borders, Gravel, Ground Cover, Low Maintenance, Mediterranean, Rock

Cultivation

Grow in neutral to alkaline, well-drained soil in full sun. Will not tolerate wet, waterlogged conditions, particularly in winter. Tolerates drought and poor soils. Tends to be short-lived in cold areas.

Soil type

Chalky, Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage

Well-drained

Soil pH

Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Full Sun

Aspect

South, East, West

Exposure

Exposed, Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4)

USDA zones

Zone 8, Zone 7, Zone 6, Zone 5

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