Sprite will not help a plant grow tall. While carbonated water that does not contain sugar has been show to improve plants' growth, sodas that contain sugar actually prevent plants from absorbing needed water and nutrients.
Aileen Clarkson has been an award-winning editor and reporter for more than 20 years, earning three awards from the Society of Professional Journalists. She has worked for several newspapers, including "The Washington Post" and "The Charlotte Observer." Clarkson earned a Bachelor of Arts in journalism from the University of Florida.