STEVIA, Sugar Love

Sugar Love is a sweet herb that is gaining popularity as a sugar substitute

Stevia Sugar Love

Stevia rebaudiana.

Stevia is a popular herb hailing from South America. Quickly gaining worldwide popularity in recent year, the extracts of this sweet herb is said to be up to 300 times sweeter than sugar. Sugar Love is an excellent garden performer. Its basal branching and uniformity are unmatched meaning it has outstanding pot performance. It also does well in garden borders. The deep green leaves are speckled with small white flowers in the summer months. Sugar love can be used both dry and fresh. Heat lover.

Maturity100 - 120 days
Height18 - 30" (46 - 76 cm)
Spacing12" (30 cm)
LightFull sun to partial shade
SoilFertile, well-draining soil
pH Range6.7 to 7.2
WateringKeep soil evenly moist
FertilizingAvoid nitrogen rich fertilizers
Nutrients RequiredNitrogen = low, Phosphorus = moderate, Potassium = moderate

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