Scientific Name: Stevia rebaudiana Form: Columnar
Common Name:stevia, sweetleafTexture:Medium
Family Name:AsteraceaeHabit: Upright
Plant Type: Annual Mature Size (ht. X w.):0.4 - 0.7m x 0.3 - 0.6m
Origin: South America Hardiness Zone:Zone 9: (-7 to -1 C)
Leaves: Simple, Opposite, Sessile, Soft flexible, Pubescent, Obovate, Elliptic, Dentate
Flowers: Head (capitulum), White, Jul- Aug
Fruit: Cypsela (achene + calyx), Brown, Oct- Sep
Exposure: Full sun
Soil:
Landscape Uses: Bedding plant, Herb
Key ID Features:Very sweet taste (300 times sweeter than sugar);