Lippia dulcis AZTEC SWEET HERB (plant)


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Lippia dulcis, aztec sweet herb plant or Aztec sugar, is a small exotic and tropical perennial plant.
It is a creeping plant native to Mexico and Venezuela.

The plant has been known for a long time and was used by the Aztecs under the name Tzonpelic xihuitl which means “sweet herb”.
It has been historically used as a natural sweetener and medicinal herb in Mexico and Central America.

This sweetening plant, like sweetleaf, has leaves which have an extraordinary sweetening power and provide no calories.
Its roots have a licorice flavor.
Its leaves have a slight minty taste and are generally used to flavor desserts or to sweeten herbal teas and infusions.

Aztec sweet herb plant
10 to 20 cm high, delivered with lot of roots.

When you receive the plant, transplant it into a 2 liter pot with good horticultural soil.
Remember to drain the bottom of the pot of your aztec sugar and water thoroughly as soon as you plant it.
Then find a semi-shaded place to put your pot.
You can also plant it in the ground and cultivate it as an annual plant or remember to bring the plant inside before the winter cold arrives.

  • Plant easy to grow indoors or outdoors. (to return in winter)
  • Fast growth, without substrate requirements.
  • The sweet leaves are very fragrant. (mentholated and camphorated)

Also available in the form of a sowing packet.



Beau petit plant de sucre des aztèques

Reste plus qu'à bien le faire pousser.

  • 1 out of 1 people found this review useful.


Belle plante,très bien emballée pousse vite et possède une odeur caractéristique !

  • 3 out of 3 people found this review useful.

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Lippia dulcis AZTEC SWEET HERB (plant)

Lippia dulcis AZTEC SWEET HERB (plant)


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