1000 Seeds - Cuban Oregano Seeds,AKA (Broad Leaf Thyme) Spanish thyme,Mexican Mint,Hung chanh
It's a perennial plant with a flavor similar to oregano that is actually native to southern and eastern Africa, but which has also found hospitable homes in the Caribbean tropics. Broadleaf Thyme has the stem with the rectangular cross section, plus leaves that are thick, grey-green, fuzzy, and succulent. When mature, the plant reaches 50 cm in height.
The leaves have a strong aroma, particularly when handled by hand. The ideal conditions for Broadleaf Thyme are well-drained soil with partial shade. In cold climates, it can be grown in a pot and brought inside during cold weather. It only needs water sparingly.
Broadleaf Thyme is Very Popular in Jamaican and Cuban cuisine a tasty addition to meat and poultry . When chopped up very fine, they can be used to spice up dishes of wild game, lamb, and beef. The leaves also have folk medicine uses. Broadleaf Thyme is said to treat sore throats, stuffy nose, coughs, and infections.