Stevia Rebaudiana 甜菊草

$8.00 incl. GST
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  • Overall Height APPROXIMATELY:
  1. 25cm for Pot Size 14cm(Ø)
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DISCLAIMER

  1. The actual plant may differ as each pot has its own unique natural look and although look identical but never 100% similar to the image pictured here.
  2. Flowers/Fruits are seasonal and plants may not be with flowers/fruits at the time of order/delivery.
  3. Overall Height measured from the bottom of the pot to the tallest point of the plant vertically.

GENERAL INFORMATION

  • Stevia is a sweetener and sugar substitute derived from the leaves of the plant species Stevia rebaudiana, native to Brazil and Paraguay.
  • Also known as “sweet leaf” or “sweet herb”, stevia has zero calories and no impact on blood glucose levels.
  • It is native to the altitudes of Paraguay and Brazil in South America and has been used as a sweetener for hundreds of years.
  • Unlike some artificial sweeteners, the sweetness of stevia is stable in high temperatures.

SOIL REQUIREMENT

  • Well-drained soil or potting mix.
  • Consistent soil moisture and organic mulch can help keep soil moisture even.

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FEEDING/FERTILIZER REQUIREMENT

  • Compost or organic matter in the soil – skip the chemical fertilizers, which can cause lush growth with lower amounts of sweetness.
  • Over fertilized plants are also more prone to disease.

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LIGHT REQUIREMENT

  • Full sun, with over 15 hours of light preferred to maximize vegetative growth.
  • In areas with hot summers, light afternoon shade is beneficial.

WATER REQUIREMENT

  • Water once the top inch of soil becomes dry, but don't let the soil become soggy.

RE-POTTING SERVICES

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