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Aztec Sweet Herb Seeds

Aztec Sweet Herb is a sprawling groundcover that has incredibly sweet leaves that can be added to herbal teas.

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$2.95
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Details

Aztec Sweet Herb is a sprawling groundcover that has incredibly sweet leaves that can be added to herbal teas. This Mexican herb has been used since the time of the Aztecs for coughs, colds, bronchitis, asthma and colic. Aztec Sweet Herb is up to 1,500 times sweeter than sugar with a glycemic index of zero!

Michigan Seeds grown on our farm, Renegade Acres, in Howell, MI!

Certified Organic by Oregon Tilth.

Additional Info

Botanical Name Lippia dulcis
Life Cycle Annual
Min. Time to Germinate 14 Days
Max. Time to Germinate 3 Months
Depth to Sow Seeds Just Cover; barely cover with soil
When to Sow Indoors 6-8 weeks before last spring frost
Growing Height Under 6 in. (15 cm)
Plant Spacing 9-12 in. (22-30 cm)
Hardiness USDA Zone 9b: to 30F, USDA Zone 10a: to 35F, USDA Zone 10b: to 40F, USDA Zone 11a: to 45F, USDA Zone 11b: to 50F
Sun Exposure Full Sun, Sun to Partial Shade
Danger N/A
Bloom Color White/Near White
Bloom Time Late Spring/Early Summer, Late Summer/Early Fall, Mid-Summer
Foliage Herbaceous
Other Details Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater
Soil pH Requirements 6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic), 6.6 to 7.5 (neutral), 7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)
Propagation Methods By simple layering, From herbaceous stem cuttings, From seed; sow indoors before last frost, From softwood cuttings
Seed Collecting Allow seedheads to dry on plants; remove and collect seeds
Seeds Per Pack 15