Herb, Stevia

Stevia rebaudiana
$2.99 to $10.50
SKU: 0982
  • Grown as an annual
  • Plants grow to 3 feet tall
  • Long, thin green leaves
  • Leaves have a sweet flavor
$2.99 to $10.50

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(Stevia rebaudiana) Nature’s sweet secret. Used in Japan since the 1970s when the safety of artificial sweeteners came into question. Stevia extracts are 200-300 times sweeter than sugar, calorie-free, and all natural. The FDA has approved its use as a dietary supplement. Sub-tropical plant grown as an annual. Should be protected when temperatures fall below 50?F.

Start Indoors: 8-12 weeks before last frost

Germination: 7-21 Days

Plant Outdoors: 8-12” Apart

Light: Sun/Partial Shade

Instructions - Sow seeds indoors on surface of soil. Keep indoors until nighttime temperatures are consistently above 50°F. May then be transplanted outdoors or into pots. Prefers well-drained soil—do not overwater. Can be grown year round in pots if given proper care.