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Lippia dulcisAztec Sweet Herb

Selected plant size: 3-inch pot

Lippia dulcis Aztec Sweet Herb image
Lippia dulcis Aztec Sweet Herb image

Lippia dulcisAztec Sweet Herb

Selected plant size: 3-inch pot

About this plant

Height
1 Foot Trailing
Hardiness
Perennial in Zones 9-11
Flower Color
White
Characteristics
Full Sun
Uses
Culinary, Fragrant

Growing & using Aztec Sweet Herb

Very unusual Aztec Sweet Herb!

Aztec Sweet Herb is a sprawling ground cover type plant that has an incredibly sweet leaf. Not often used for sweetening any more, leaves can be eaten from the plant like candy or tossed into fruit salads for an unusual addition.

Aztec Sweet Herb cannot take frost, but it makes a nice container plant. It is related to Mexican Oregano which is one of the most used herbs in Mexican cooking.

A trailing stem of Aztec Sweet Herb

This plant is sometimes available in plug trays. These trays hold 128 of all the same plant. They are a great low cost way to fill a lot of space. Each cell is 3/4 of inch by an inch. Check here to see if Aztec Sweet Herb are available.