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House Plant Index

STEVIA
Piqueria frinervia

Flowers Late fall, winter
Potting or re-potting time After flowering
Position in garden during summer Light shade
Potting Mixture 3

This plant is grown for; its winter flowers, which are white, fragrant, and borne, in clusters growing from the axils of lance-shaped, toothed leaves.

Stevia does not ask for much attention. Moderate watering and a cool, light room will suffice.

Plunge the plants in coal ashes during the summer months and leave them there until late September for December bloom.,

Propagation is from seeds or cuttings; neither method presents any difficulties.


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