Shiso/Perilla (Green and Red)

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  • Botanical Interest Brand

    An absolute must for herb gardens! Also called Japanese basil or beefsteak plant, shiso's incredible flavor can be described as a combination of cinnamon, mint, and clove with overtones of cumin. A beautiful, heat- and drought-tolerant bedding plant that attracts pollinators, and is excellent for containers. This packet provides 75% green shiso and 25% red.

  • When to Sow Outside: RECOMMENDED. 1 to 2 weeks after your average last frost date, and when soil temperature is 65°–75°F.

    When to Start Inside: 4 to 6 weeks before your average last frost date.

    Days to Emerge: 5–21 days

    Seed Depth: Press into surface

    Seed Spacing: A group of 3 seeds every 12"

    Row Spacing: 12"–18"

    Thinning: When 1" tall, thin to 1 every 12"


    Harvesting: Harvest leaves any time after plant is a few inches tall, but before it flowers. Once plant flowers, the leaves drop.