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Stevia rebaudiana (Stevia) Herb Plant

£3.99
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Some Herbs may be too tall for our standard packaging and will be trimmed to fit. This will not be detrimental to the plant but will mean that these herbs will flower later in the year.

The Blister packs used to protect our beautiful herbs during transit are made from 100% recycled plastic and can be recycled kerbside.

Stevia (Stevia rebaudiana) Herb in 9cm Pot

Stevia Rebaudiana is a perennial herb in the Chrysanthemum family which grows wild as a small shrub in parts of Paraguay and Brazil. As the climate in the UK is much cooler, Stevia is considered a tender plant and will need to be protected from frost, it will happily over-winter on a bright windowsill in a cool room where it will make an attractive evergreen shrub. Highly prized in South America, this astonishing plant has been grown there for centuries for its incredibly sweet-tasting leaves.  This attractive, white-flowered cultivar is known for its branching habit, which creates a naturally bushy plant, Stevia has many upright stems that hold the oval toothed bright green leaves, and in summer, it will produce a pale flower.

Herb Usage

Stevia is becoming known as a natural sweetener, as the glycosides in its leaves, including up to 10% Stevioside, account for its incredible sweetness and make it unique among the nearly 300 species of Stevia plants, it is now used widely in the food and drinks industry as an organic and harmless sugar supplement or substitute. 

Buy Stevia Online

Our potted Stevia herb plants are generally available to buy online between March and September

 

 

  

 

Stevia rebaudiana (Stevia) Herb Plant
Aspect/Site Partial shade
Soil Type Sandy loam soil
Flower Colour white
Height 60cm
Spread 60cm
Latin Name Stevia rebaudiana
Hardiness RHS rating H2 -Tender - keep frost free
Culinary Desserts/Drinks
Scented None
Medicinal/Cosmetic Herbal medicine
Flowering/Harvest/Interest Summer
Special Features None
Type of Garden Container/Patio
  • 4
    Healthy plants though a little potbound

    Posted by A on 7th Jul 2020

    Delivered quickly with plants in good condition. They were rather potbound (i.e. they've been growing in the pot so long that their roots have become very cramped - hence 4 rather than 5 stars) but have transplanted very happily and several weeks later look healthy though not yet actively growing much.

  • 5
    Excellent quality plants

    Posted by Unknown on 12th Jun 2020

    I ordered 2 Stevia plants both arrived in wonderful condition. 10/10 for quality.

  • 5
    Healthy

    Posted by V on 26th May 2020

    Have bought a few different herbs from here recently and every one has been healthy and arrived in good condition. Will happily continue buying from Hooks.

  • 5
    Help at Tatton

    Posted by Frances Thompson on 22nd Aug 2015

    Asked after this at Tatton flower show . The gentleman although very busy took time to tell me which herb I was looking for . I am delighted with the quality and service thank you