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SKU HB141-100
$4.00 $3.75
Availability: In Stock
Country Of Origin: South American Region South American Region
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120 days. Stevia rebaudiana. Perennial. Open Pollinated. The plant produces high yields of dark green leaves. It is used as a sweetener. Stevioside is 300 times sweeter than sugar but without calories. It can be used in place of sugar in drinks, baked goods, desserts, preserves, etc. Also plaque retardant and tooth decay inhibitor. It is a useful sweetener for diabetics and dieters and is used to treat blood pressure problems. Suitable for containers. An excellent choice for home gardens. A variety from South America.

Lot No: R

Germination: 85%

Test Date: 05/23

Seeds Per Pound: 1,200,000

Plant Height: 24” tall

Planting Season: Spring

Sunlight Requirement: Partial Shade

Planting Method: Indoor Sow

Planting Instructions: Seeds are expensive and need light to germinate. Do not cover with seed starting material. Just sprinkle the seeds on top. Germination is slow and erratic. Use lightweight sterilized seed starting material as seeds are very tiny. Keep soil damp but not soggy or seeds may rot. Maintain heat at 77 degrees F or higher to speed up germination. Bottom heat may speed up germination. Must be brought indoors during winter.

Soil Facts: Requires a well prepared soil. Use general purpose fertilizer when preparing soil.

Germination: 12-18 days

Tips: Use Herbs Alive and RootBlast for larger plants and higher yields.

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