Shiso Herb Gardening Seeds (Perilla) - Korean -2 g Packet ~1678 Seeds - Non-GMO, Heirloom - Microgreens & Asian Herb Gardening
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Shiso Herb Seeds (Perilla) - Korean. Heirloom, Non-GMO. Perilla frutescens var. frutescens. AKA beefsteak leaf, beefsteak plant, dulketip, gee so, jiso, kkaennip, kkaennip namul, oba, purple mint, shiso, tia to, tulkkae, zi su. 70 days. Warm season annual. This large leaf perilla is a Korean specialty. The leaves are two-toned-- bright green on top and light purple underneath. They have a unique flavor that tastes somewhere between mint and basil and are often used as a wrap for sushi and cooked food. Excellent as a microgreen for salads/garnish. Plants grow vigorously and show best color in warm temperatures. Prepare fertile, well-drained soil. Sow by broadcasting seeds in late spring/summer after last frost, in a warm, sunny location. Or sow using the info in the chart. Seeds need light to germinate so cover with a thin soil layer. Keep soil moist. Fertilize as needed. Plant is heat tolerant and prefers full sun to light shade. For best germination, seed should be stored at 41?F until planted. Use as a wrap for meats, sushi, salad, tempura or as an edible garnish. Leaves are also pickled and eaten during winter. ~23300 seeds/ounce.


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