• Stevia

    Stevia

    SECTION: Herbs, Stevia, Stevia rebaudiana The leaves of this plant can be dried and powdered for use as an herbal sugar substitute...10-16 times sweeter than sugar and without the calories. From South America, it doesn't like a very hot dry climate, but also can't take temperatures below about 45°s F. In cold-winter areas, it should be grown as a potted plant that can be taken indoors when the weather changes. One packet will plant 65 sq ft when using 12 spacing in the bed. (Select Cultural Info/Seed Codes in red top bar for more details about codes below) EA CULTURE:…

    Use fresh, dried, powdered, or as a liquid to sweeten a variety of foods and beverages. Bushy, high-yielding plants. Do not transplant outdoors until low temperatures are above 45°F/7°C. Medicinal: Plaque retardant and tooth decay inhibitor. 100-120 days to harvest when started indoors. Avg. 75,000 seeds/oz. Packet: 25 seeds.

    (Stevia rebaudiana) A hard-to-find herb that is grown for the famous Stevia leaves which, when dried, are used to sweeten drinks and desserts. Much sweeter than sugar; stevia powder is reported to be 300 times sweeter! Not winter-hardy, except in zones 8-10. From Brazil and Paraguay. Contains 15 heirloom seeds

    Stevia rebaudiana Also called Sweet Herb of Paraguay, Stevia is probably the sweetest plant in the world. It contains steviaside, which is 300 times sweeter than sugar without the calories! Add a fresh bruised leaf to iced tea, or harvest the leaves, dry, and grind to a powder for use in drinks and cooking. This vigorous tender perennial is used in many parts of the world in place of artificial sweeteners. Germination code: (1) and (4) Also available as a plant.

  • Stevia Sweet Herb

    Stevia Sweet Herb

    A wholesome alternative to processed sugar and chemically-derived artificial sweeteners, Stevia is becoming more and more popular among health-conscious individuals. It's 20 to 30 times sweeter than sugar cane, yet is non-caloric and doesn't promote tooth decay! And now this easy-to-grow marvel is available in plant form!Stevia is easy to use, too. Just drop a leaf into hot or cold drinks, or use it like a bay leaf to sweeten meat and vegetables dishes while they cook -- it's heat-stable! Grind the dried leaves and sprinkle them into cereals and other cold dishes as you would sugar. You can even…