- Grown as an annual
- Plants grow to 3 feet tall
- Long, thin green leaves
- Leaves have a sweet flavor
This variety will grow well in most regions of the United States.
Herb, Stevia Description
Stevia is native to South and Central America where it has been used to sweeten yerba mate tea.
Learn to Grow it
You can sow seeds indoors or directly into the soil in mild areas starting around mid-spring.
Space your plants or seeds 6-8 inches apart in well fertilized soil. Plant your seeds 1/4-3/4 in. deep.
This is a "cut-and-come-again" plant so you can harvest leaves as they mature. Keep the leaves well watered and cool.
Mulching the soil around this crop can help protect the plant and keep roots cool and moist. In frost-free zones, this crop can be grow throughout the fall and winter.