Stevia Herb - Heirloom
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Nature's sweet secret. Stevia extracts are 200-300 times sweeter than sugar.
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STEVIA - HEIRLOOM Stevia rebaudiana
Nature's sweet secret. Used in Japan since the 1970's when the safety of artificial sweeteners came into question. Stevia extracts are 200-300 times sweeter than sugar, extremely low in calories and all natural. The FDA has approved its use as a dietary supplement. Sub-tropical plant grows as an annual or perennial to zone 11, depending upon your climate. Should be protected when temperatures fall below 50 degrees F. Germination rate is around 50%. Plant at a soil temp of 75-85. Plant seeds on top of the soil. Spray with a spray bottle to keep moist. Seed spacing: 4-6" Row spacing: 4-6" Days to Germination: 7-14 d Harvest days: 85-90