- 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.