Thyme

$2.80

百里香

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Description

A hardy evergreen perennial, which forms a dense, spreading dwarf shrub. The strongly scented, aromatic leaves have a mild spicy flavour.

Harvesting:  Pick the fresh leaves as needed. For drying leaves, cut entire plant just before it flowers, tie in small bunches and hang in the shade.

Use:  Thyme enhances meats, soups, vegetables and poultry stuffing. Chop and use with discretion. It is usually a part of the bouquet garnish.

Sow:  An ideal herb to be grown direct in pots and containers. Use Horti Seed & Potting Mix for seed raising. Keep moist.

Height:  20-30cm

百里香在中国称为地椒、地花椒、山椒、山胡椒、麝香草等。半灌木,叶为卵圆形,花序头状,花萼管状钟形或狭钟形,花冠紫红、紫或淡紫、粉红色。

甘醇的香味是其物徵。具有烹飪和藥用價值的香草,含有豐富鐵質,而其香氣及防腐功能源自本身的百里酚。欧洲烹饪常用香料,炖煮浓汤,烹调或烧烤肉类,塞进嫩鸡的肚里等菜肴增添风味。调味用香味药草裹不可缺少的原料。