Plant Care: How to Grow Stevia

Plant Type
Perennial Herb, Shrub

Harvest Season
 Blooms late Summer. Harvest in the Fall and year-round

Mature Size
 1-2 ft. tall and wide.

Soil & Moisture
Medium moisture, good drainage; thrives in sandy loams. Consider raised beds as a way to facilitate drainage.

Light Requirements
Full Sun, Part Shade

Self-Fertile

Growth Rate

Zone Hardiness
Outdoors 8-11 with frost protection; Patio/Greenhouse 4+

Propagation