Sweetleaf - Seed

Stevia - rebaudiana

Sweetleaf - Seed

Stevia - rebaudiana
Description:
Sweetleaf herb (Stevia Rebaudiana) is a decorative plant, native to South America. It provides low-calorie sweeteners (which are steviol glycosides and contain stevioside and rebaudioside A), without the adverse effects of artificial sweeteners. Sweetleaf was the original, natural, no-calorie sweetener!
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Sweetleaf - Seed

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Estimated delivery time : 5-12 Working Days

Specifications:
Latin name: Stevia - rebaudiana
Guarantee: 100% growth and flowering guarantee
Color: Green
Green stayer: No
Leafs all year: No
Hardy plants: No
Self polinating: No
Edible: No
Grafted: No
Cutting flowers: No
Harvesting: June - October
Planting+
Stevia seed requires no previous treatment but a six hour soak in lukewarm water will encourage germination.
Care+
Water extra during dry periods. Sweetleaf flowers with white blooms from July - September, when the days get shorter and as long as it's not too cold. The sweetener is... surprise surprise, located in the leaves. Stand your plant in a sunny spot in water retaining soil.

Allow the plant to grow strong before allowing to flower - postpone the flowering by cutting the first flowers off. When big, and healthy, the stem can grow to 80 cm tall in good conditions.

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