Now widely used in the food and drink industry as a sugar substitute, it has been grown for centurties in South America for it's naturally-sweet leaves. Said to have up to 300 times the sweetness of sugar.
A bushy plant with small white flowers.
Requires protection from frost. Will happily over winter on a cool window sill or frost-free conservatory.
This attractive, white-flowered cultivar is known for its branching habit, which creates a naturally bushy plant.
Common name(s): Sugarleaf; Sweetleaf, Candyleaf, Sugar plant, Sweet Herb of Paraguay