Overview of Good & Bad Stevia Companion Plants

You want to grow stevia and wonder what companion plants you should grow next to your stevia plants?

Great! Then this article is exactly for you.

In fact, I show you the best and worst companion plants so that you can grow your stevia in the best possible manner.

Why do I need Companion Plants for Growing Stevia?

Companion plants are great since they can keep away pests and diseases from your stevia plants.

They also loosen the soil, keep it moist and can therefore improve the overall growth conditions of your stevia plants.

Companion plants can also attract pollinators and other beneficial insects.

In turn, chances are that you will get much higher yields compared to a state where you grow stevia without companion plants.

Good Stevia Companion Plants

Good Stevia Companion PlantWhy is it good?
OreganoKeeps away moths
MarjoramKeeps away moths
TarragonRepels certain harmful bugs
RhubarbDeters aphids
MarigoldRepels whiteflies, beetles and nematodes
ThymeCan enhance flavor
OrangesKeep away beetles
LemonsAttract pollinators
LimesAttract pollinators
Sweet woodruffDeters snails

Bad Stevia Companion Plants

Bad Stevia Companion PlantWhy is it bad?
TomatoesAttract aphids and take away nutrients
CucumbersAttract beetles
PumpkinTakes away the sun from your stevia plants
PeppersAttract whiteflies and fungus gnats
MelonsAttract bugs and spider mites

Best & Worst Stevia Companion Plants – Summary

Best Stevia Companion PlantsWorst Stevia Companion Plants
Sweet woodruff

What should you plant with Stevia?

The best companion plants for stevia are marjoram, oregano, thyme, rhubarb, marigold, lemons, oranges, limes, marigold and sweet woodruff.

As you can see from the tables, you should avoid planting stevia next to pumpkins, melons, peppers, tomatoes or cucumbers. Of course, what companion plants you finally want to use is completely up to you.

I just wanted to give you a quick overview so that you have a better idea regarding what companion plants you can use to grow your stevia plants in the best possible manner and that you can avoid mistakes in this regard.

If you are interested in growing stevia from seed to harvest, also make sure to check out my stevia grower’s guide!

About the Author

My name is Andreas and I’m really passionate about our environment and also about growing plants. In fact, I have grown several different plants over many years. I love to see my plants grow and also always try new things to improve my overall conditions at home.

In my blog posts, I want to share my experiences with you so that you can become successful in growing various different plants and improving your home as well, even though you might still be a beginner right now.

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