A hard-to-find herb native to Brazil and Paraguay grown for its famous Stevia leaves which, when dried, are used to sweeten drinks and desserts. Much sweeter than sugar, Stevia powder is reported to be 300 times sweeter than sugar! So just remember, a little goes a long way.
12–24" L x 12–24" W
Days to Germinate
Days to Harvest
continuous harvest after 50–60 days
Harvest leaves as soon as they're large enough. Harvest tender growing tips of the plant. Cut several inches of stem to remove the growth tips and side leaves. The plant will then branch out and regrow.
We source our seeds from our friends at Baker Creek Seed Company.