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Old 04-03-2011, 09:43 AM   #1
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Sweet Leaf (Stevia) Plant

I am thinking about getting this plant but wonder how do you use the leaves. Do you let the leaves dry out before using? Or do you simple pick one off the plant and cut leaves in pieces and then add to what your making??

Just curious...:
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Old 04-03-2011, 11:35 AM   #2
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I believe the leaves are insanely sweet and that would be problematic, but that's just from reading and I've never tried it. good luck
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I have a plant ordered. Have no clue where I'm going from there yet.
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Old 04-04-2011, 12:02 PM   #4
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Just google using stevia leaf, lots of info out there for using fresh and dried leaves. Now I want a plant, too!
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Old 04-04-2011, 08:24 PM   #5
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I can't seem to keep this plant in my garden! The animals just LOVE it and eat it up before it even starts to grow! I suggest you "cage" it somehow if you want to grow this. And the leaves, themselves, are NOT too sweet, it is when it is dried that the sweetness increases.
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Old 04-05-2011, 07:18 AM   #6
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Thank you all so much for your responses. I think I am going to get one just for fun and will see what happens!
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