The Candy Stevia is a delicious natural sugar-free sweetener as its small leaves are 30 times sweeter than regular sugar. Once dried, each Candy plant can yield up to 1/2 pound of sweet leaves. Harvest this Stevia for fresh use or dried and grounded into powder. Stevia by nature has low germination rates. 60% is normal. Place directly on grow medium and lightly water. Needs light to germinate.