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Stevia rebaudiana

Stevia
  • Stevia is an herb in the One Earth Edibles line.
  • A tender perennial, Stevia prefers cool summer weather and rich soils.

Native to Paraguay, stevia was called "Sweet Leaf", having 10-15 times the sweetness of sugar! Stevia was used as a tonic in South American native traditions. Dry the leaves and grind to use in your kitchen as a natural substitute for sugar and other sweeteners. Just a pinch will do!

Interesting Notes:

Covered with small white flowers, Stevia is perfect in the garden and the tea cup.


Height: 18-30 Inches

USDA Zone: Annual

Color: Green


Attributes:

  • Border or Bed
  • Culinary

Brand:

  • One Earth Edibles

Exposure:

  • Sun
  • Partial Sun

Fertilizer Levels:

  • Average Feed

Foliage Color:

  • Green

Season of Interest (Flowering):

  • Summer

Season of Interest (Foliage):

  • Summer

Soil Moisture Preference:

  • Average-Slightly Moist

Soil pH Requirements:

  • Medium, 5.7-6.2

Vigor Rating:

  • Plays with others