Week 38 – September 20, 2019

Plant Information

Sweet Leaf Stevia

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Plant Details:

Scientific Name: Stevia rebaudiana

Common Name: Stevia, Annual Herb

Hardiness Zone: 9a - 11

Spacing: 18 - 24" (46 - 61cm)

Height: 18 - 30" (46 - 76cm)

Width: 12 - 18" (30 - 46cm)

Exposure: Sun

General Information: Tender perennial used as a dietary supplement; dried leaves are many times sweeter than sugar.

Grower Information:

The incredibly sweet leaves are an herbal alternative to sugar and are up to 30 times sweeter. Each bushy, high-yielding plant yields up to 0.5 lb. (227 g) of dried leaves. Also enjoyable when used fresh.