Candyleaf, Sweetleaf, Sweet Leaf, Sugarleaf, Sugar Leaf, Stevia Stevia rebaudiana

Detailed Listing For
Botanical Name:

Stevia rebaudiana

Family:

Asteraceae

Genus:

Stevia

Species:

rebaudiana

Common Name:

Candyleaf, Sweetleaf, Sweet Leaf, Sugarleaf, Sugar Leaf, Stevia

Seeds Per Pound:
922,666
Quantity:
2.34 lb
Average Viable Seeds/Packet:
70
Germination:
30%
Germination Test Type:
estimate
Purity:
58%
Height:
12-20 inches
Collection Locale:
India
Crop Year:
2020

 Criole variety.

In Stock: 2.34 lb
Prices
Items are priced on a curve, you can buy any 'bulk quantity' up to what we have in stock, some examples are:
1 packet
$4.95
10 g
$19.50
1 oz
$39.95
1 lb
$189.50
1 kg
$378.00
Growing Info, follow in order:
Scarification: none required.
Stratification: none required.
Germination: surface sow and keep moist, requires light for germination.
Other: Seed needs warm temperatures after sowing to germinate (75 degrees F +).
In a Nutshell:
* The leaves have a very sweet liquorice-like flavour.
* The leaves contain 'stevioside', a substance that is 300 times sweeter than sucrose.
* Other reports say that they contain 'estevin' a substance that, weight for weight, is 150 times sweeter than sugar.
* The dried leaves can be ground and used as a sweetener or soaked in water and the liquid used in making preserves. more...
* Stevia has become very popular as a natural sugar substitute with almost zero calories!
* Because stevia has a negligible effect on blood glucose it is attractive to people on carbohydrate-controlled diets. more...
Usda description:
More info on http://plants.usda.gov