Stevia

Stevia

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Erica Vale Seeds - Stevia

Available Australia Wide
When to sow Spring / Autumn Sowing
Germination Easy (7-21 days)

Description:

Grows to 60-80cm. Days to harvest 100-120.

Stevia is native to South America where is has been used for 1500 years as a sweetener for medicinal drinks. It contains stevioside which is up to 300 times sweeter than sugar and can be used fresh, dried, powdered or as a liquid to sweeten food and drinks. The plant is attractive with toothed, alternate leaves on woody stems and produces white flowers in late Summer. 

 When to sow:

Spring. Stevia will not tolerate temperatures below 15 degrees Celsius.