Sugar Plant - Stevia rebaudiana

An annual (perennial in warm climates) used as a natural sugar substitute. Its leaves, when dried and processed into powder form are many times sweeter than sugar. Clusters of small white blooms in summer. Use in the border or in Container and brought indoors.

Water Needs: 
Moderate
Foliage Color: 
Green
Landscape Uses: 
Border
Container
Garden Styles: 
Cottage
Edible
Traditional
Light Needs: 
Full Sun
Plant Types: 
Height: 
12-24"
Spread: 
12-24"
Flower Colors: 
White
Flower Seasons: 
Summer
Special Features: 
Edible
Growth Habits: 
Compact
Cold Hardiness: 
Zone 9
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Prefers moist well drained soils. Plant out as early as possible in spring, past the risk of frost. Does perform better with regular fertilizing. Removing old blooms promotes new ones to follow.

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