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Has anybody succeeded in growing Stevia?

has anybody succeeded in growing Stevia in East Africa? I tried seeds a couple of times, but it’s notoriously difficult…

If yes, I would really like to get hold of some plants! Thanks in advance!

My friend successfully started one plant of Stevia from 2-3 attempts of starting seed. Now she’s got multiple plants and has given me one. It’s definitely a finicky plant to grow here, but it’s worth growing since it’s so easy to harvest and dry. We’ve found growing it in pots is best as it gives us the chance to move it around in the different seasons. We’re in Afro-montane highland Central Africa at 2,500 ft elevation, if that’s helpful for comparison. I think if you’re willing to keep trying to grow from seed it’s worth it.