Botanical Interests Seeds, Stevia

Stevia rebaudiana. USDA organic. Perennial (tender) grown as an annual. Full sun to part shade. Transplant after last spring frost. Heirloom: The sweetest plant you'll ever grow! Fresh or dried leaves add natural sweetness to tea, fruit salads, and many other dishes. A terrific house plant! Now you can grow your own calorie-free, carbohydrate-free, low-glycemic sweetener at home! Stevia is up to 300 times as sweet as sugar, so a little goes a long way. Some say the leaves have a slight licorice aftertaste. The busy 18-30 inch tall plants can be grown in 10-12 inch diameter containers. Leaves are sweetest just before the plant flowers in late summer to fall. Perennial, grown as an annual in all but tropical climates. We are dedicated to inspiring & educating the gardener in you. That's why we've put even more helpful information inside. More info inside. No GMOs. All our seeds are untreated. Certified organic by the Colorado Dept. of Agriculture. Illustrated by Roberta Lutgens.