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How to Grow Stevia From Seeds and Cuttings

Written by the MasterClass staff

Last updated: Nov 8, 2020 • 5 min read

If you’re looking for a zero-calorie natural sweetener that you can grow in your home garden, look no further than stevia. The stevia plant (Stevia rebaudiana) grows leaves with a sweet, sometimes licorice-like flavor that has been used to sweeten teas and other food and drink for hundreds of years, going back to the Guaraní people in Paraguay South America.