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Thyme Spice Farming
It requires dry, well-drained chalky and fertile soil. It grows on rock garden, slopes. It is propagated by root splitting. Plant at 30-15 cm apart, leave between 60 cm between rows.

Harvest before flowering. 1 st year -one cutting. 2 nd year onwards- 2 cuttings. During harvest it is advisable to leave 1/3 portion in the ground .

Shoots of 15 cm are cut and spread on a tray. It is dried in dark at 100 to retain color. After drying when the material is warm separate the leaves using a coarse sieve. Store the leaves in dark in air tight glass containers .
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