Stevia Seeds - Rebaudiana Plant - Honey Leaf - Sweet Herb

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EAN: 4017048109332

Stevia seed seeds - rebaudiana plant - honey leaf - sweet herb

Category: Stevia Seeds


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Stevia seeds - Stevia seeds - Stevia rebaudiana, sweet herb, honey herb

The stevia plant is widespread in South America and Japan, and people there have long discovered the benefits of stevia. It is used there as a sweet plant and as a medicinal plant. The stevia plant is undemanding and can easily be kept as a container plant.

The stevia plant is perennial, but not frost hardy. Therefore, in the spring, first place or plant the stevia plant in the garden and pot it again before the first frost and hibernate coolly on a windowsill. Depending on the care and location, it reaches a height of approx. 50 to 70 cm. The use of the stevia plant is widespread in many countries, including the EU, France, Japan, Switzerland and the USA.

Product features:

 

Specification:

Stevia rebaudiana seeds - Stevia seeds

Packaging:

Bag, seeds cleaned and sealed

Content:

about 100 seeds

   

Sowing and growing instructions for stevia seeds and stevia plants

   

Sowing outdoors:

May June

Sowing greenhouse / windowsill:

year-round in seeding soil

Seed depth:

0.5 cm

Germination time:

10 - 21 days at approx. 20 ° C

Spacing between Plants:

25 x 30 cm

Harvest time:

about 12 weeks after sowing

Care instructions for Stevia seeds and Stevia plants

Simply press the seeds onto the ground with the back of your hand. Regularly   water but avoid waterlogging and prevent drying out! The stevia plants prefer full sun in the window sill or outdoors. It is best to put it in an earth-sand mixture in a pot or bucket. The first duck can be done after about 12 weeks. The stevia plant is not frost-proof, the temperature should not be below 10 ° C even in winter. On the windowsill, the stevia plant stays green all year round even at warm temperatures. It can also be cut and then sprouts beautifully and becomes bushy. Only fertilize a little.

What is stevia?
The plant Stevia rebaudiana from Paraguay is also known as honey herb, ka'a he'ê (Guarani) sweet herb and sweet leaf and has been used there by the Guarani Indians for centuries as a medicinal and sweet plant. The stevia plant belongs to the daisy family Latin Asteraceae and belongs to the family of asters. Today Stevia rebaudiana is grown and used worldwide. The main varieties are Stevia rebaudiana Bertoni and Stevia rebaudiana Criolla .


The leaves of the stevia plant contain sugar molecules called steviol glycosides or steviosides. The steviol glycosides of the stevia plant are divided into dulcosides, rebaudiosides A to F and stevioside. The Rebaudioside A has the highest sweetening power and best sensory properties. It is extracted from the stevia leaves in a complex process and is the most valuable ingredient of the stevia leaves.

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