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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Dec 11, 2020
I tried to plant them in 3 tries. Nothing came out. I probably just got a bad batch for the Shiso leaves. Other seeds from the same purchase are fine.
Jul 9, 2020
Somehow grew ground cherries, not perilla. So disappointing.
Jul 8, 2020
Haven't been able to get these to germinate at all.
Jun 30, 2020
They arrived and I planted them. So far so good!
Jun 9, 2020
Came quickly and well packaged. Thanks!