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Sweet Leaf Stevia Candy Plant

The Natural Sugar Substitute

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Sweet Leaf Stevia Candy Plant

The Natural Sugar Substitute

  • Leaves 30 times sweeter than sugar
  • Perennial shrub in zones 8-11
  • Can be grown as houseplant
  • Sweeten baked goods and drinks
  • Grows 12-32 in. tall
A perennial shrub in Zones 8-11, this lovely little plant makes a perfect houseplant no matter where you live. In its whole leaf form, Candy Stevia is 30 times sweeter than sugar! Sweet Leaf is very low in calories, and it is gaining popularity as a sugar substitute. Can be used in baking and to sweeten hot liquid such as coffee or tea. Just chewing a few leaves is sure to knock out the worst sugar craving! Leaves are sweetest when they are mature, and temperatures are around 60 degrees F. Plants grow 12-32 in. tall and prefer full sun.
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Plants will be shipped at the proper planting time for your area of the country using the shipping timeframes outlined below. We continually monitor weather conditions for extreme hot or cold and adjust shipping schedules as needed. Due to hot weather conditions, we are unable to ship most plant items in July and August.

2022 Fall Shipping Schedule
ZONE SEEDS
1A to 4A 6/1/22 - 10/28/22
4B 6/1/22 - 10/28/22
5A 6/1/22 - 10/28/22
5B 6/1/22 - 10/28/22
6A 6/1/22 - 10/28/22
6B 6/1/22 - 10/28/22
7A 6/1/22 - 10/28/22
7B 6/1/22 - 10/28/22
8A & B 6/1/22 - 10/28/22
9A & B 6/1/22 - 10/28/22
10A & B 6/1/22 - 10/28/22
Last Order Date All Grow Zones:Oct 24, 2022

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Trees and shrubs are kept in the nursery row until full dormant for optimum stress protection.

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Product Details

  • Botanical Name: Stevia Rebaudiana 'Candy'
  • Height: 12- 32 inches.
  • Spacing: 18 - 24 inches.
  • Depth:Plant at same depth as the pot it arrives in. Sow seeds 1/4 inch deep.
  • Spread:12-18 inches.
  • Light Required:Full Sun
  • Size: 25 Seed Pkt
  • Blooms: Fall
  • Zone: 8-11
  • Germination: 10 - 15 Days
  • Form: Houseplant, Herb
  • Flower Form: Small white flowers.
  • Soil Requirements: Tolerant to a wide variety of well-drained soils.
  • Growth Rate: Medium growth rate.
  • Seed Count: Approximately 25 seeds per packet.
  • Pruning: For best foliar harvest, keep stevia cut back to prevent flowering.
  • Foliage: Oval-shaped, tiny green leaves.

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