A tender perennial best grown as an annual. Mature plants are 3 feet tall. The leaves are 200 to 300 times sweeter than sugar. It is native to South America where its name Kaa he-e means sweet herb. If grown as a house plant, it will go dormant in the winter. Pinch off flowers that develop, as the plant can die back after blossoming. 15 seeds
Germination: 10-21 days
Seed Planting Depth: on surface, lightly press in
Starting Indoors/Outdoors: Start indoors 6-8 weeks before last frost. Provide 70-75 degree soil temperature. Transplant 12" apart.
Light Needs: Full sun
Soil Needs: Average, moist but well drained