NAME: Green Shiso
OTHER COMMONS NAMES: Japanese Basil / Beefsteak Plant
SCIENTIFIC NAME: Perilla Frutescens syn. Perilla Frutescens var. Crispa
COLOR: Green - Purple
PLANT SEEDS: Outdoors after frost / Indoors weeks before last frost
BLOOM TIME: Spring
HARVEST: 80 Days
PLANT HEIGHT: 18 - 24"
PLANT SPACING: 6 - 12"
LIGHT REQUIREMENTS: Sun
SOIL & WATER PREFERENCES: Average
QUANTITY: 300 Seeds
OTHER: Perilla Frutescens is a fragrant Asian herb with decorative zig-zag edged leaves. The edible leaves & flowers have a flavor that is somewhere between a citrus mint basil with spicy hints of cinnamon, cloves, & cumin. Green Shiso is popular in Japanese cuisine, & has a wide variety of culinary uses. Enjoy Shiso sprouts or microgreens, or use the fresh leaves of the plant in salads, sushi, or rice & meat dishes. The edible flowers are also used in salads & as an edible garnish. Dried leaves can be used as an herb for flavoring, or made into a tea.
Green Shiso is a "cut & come again" plant whose fast growth allows it to easily be grown as an annual in climates where it is not winter hardy. They also make a wonderful container plant.
*** We also have Purple Shiso seeds available in our store! ***
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Jun 10, 2019
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Apr 10, 2019
Yay!!! Finally got them <3 thank you so much! I shall plant them ASAP :) and fingers crossed, hope for foliage. Shiso is my most favorite versatile mint! Goes with meat dishes so well - my mouth’s watering just dreaming of the day - so many dishes, so much possibilities awaits. Thank you for the extra gift too!!! Curious what Blue Flaxes will become! 😃 Thank you!!!
Apr 3, 2019
My order shipped very quick however my only complaint is that it took so long to arrive. It shipped Feb 27th and didn't arrive until March 22nd. Looking forward to the plants though.
Mar 13, 2019
Very healthy looking seeds. And arrived on time. Yey! I will purchase again nx week! Thank you so much seedsville.