Aztec Sweet Herb (Lippia dulcis)

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Aztec Sweet Herb is a fast-growing perennial evergreen herb native to Central America including Mexico, the Caribbean, Colombia, and Venezuela. It grows as a sprawling ground cover, sending out horizontal runners.  It also grows well in containers and hanging baskets.  Aztec Sweet Herb leaves are extremely sweet, known to be 1500 times sweeter than ordinary sugar!

It is from the Verbenaceae family and may also be known by the common names such as Mexican Lippia, Bushy Lippia and Honey Herb. Aztec Sweet herbs sweet flower buds are sold as dushi or dulce buttons.

Plant Type:
Perennial Evergreen Herb, Ground Cover 

Harvest Season:
Year-round

Mature Size:
Up to 4 ft tall and wide

Soil & Moisture:
Rich moist well-draining soil. Does well in sandy soil and is somewhat drought tolerant.

Light Requirements:
Full Sun

Self-Fertile:
Yes

Growth Rate:
Very Fast, Fast

Zone Hardiness:
Outdoors 8-12 with frost protection; Patio/Greenhouse 4+

This plant grows really well in containers, indoors and out!

Propagation:
Our Aztec Sweet Herb is grown from seed and capable to harvest now and within the season.
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