Stevia plant growing herbaceous of the genus Stevia also known as Sweet leaf or Sugarleaf, Stevia perennial evergreen plant and in cold climate grow as annual, grow as evergreen plant, grow in tropic, subtropical, mediterranean or temperate climate and growing in hardiness zone 11+ as perennial 5+ as annual.
Stevia plant leaves
Leaves edible green, oval to linear shape with serrated edges, the taste is very sweet,
Flower color white grow in clusters
Stevia plant for sale – Seeds or Plants to Buy
Requirements for Stevia plant growing and care:
What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Seed / Vegetative Reproduction
Is it necessary to use vegetative reproduction?
Difficulties or problems when growing:
Spring as annual, all year as perrenial
Pests and diseases:
How to prune:
Trim the blossom and dead leaves
Size of the plant?
30-70 cm, 12-28 inches
Growth speed in optimal condition:
Fast growing / Medium growing
Average amount of water
Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full Sun / Half Shade
Is it possible to grow as houseplant?
Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:
Spring / Summer
General information about the flower
Small white flower grow in the top of the stems in groups
Thinning the bloom:
Recommend to thinning unless there is need in the seeds
Pollination is done by:
Leaves harvesting season:
How to harvest the leaves?
After the plant establish possible to take the leaves with the branches
Information about leaves:
Leaves edible green, oval to linear shape with serrated edges
Uses of Stevia plant leaves: