I can't believe I've not thought of downloading this until now! Until those times when I'm in Las Vegas, Los Angeles (BARF) or San Francisco, I can live vicariously through my sims and the plopable version. Many thanks!
When there's a growable available, I've decided to always wait until it pops up in my cities before rating it. This was the very first STEX download to appear in a new city I started yesterday, and I couldn't be more pleased.