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Purple Leaf Shiso Seeds (Organic)

Purple Leaf Shiso Seeds (Organic)

Use Leaves Steamed or Pickled

Red Leaf Shiso - Perilla frutescens var. crispa.

A fast-growing annual in the temperate north. Woody perennial in subtropics to tropics. Native to E. Asia, the plant is widely grown in India, China, Japan, and indeed throughout the world. The leaves are used lightly steamed or pickled, as an accompaniment to sushi or as an ingredient in umeboshi plums.

    30 Seeds/pkt., Certified Organically Grown

    Photo by H. Zell

USDA Certified OrganicCertified by Oregon Tilth
$4.99

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Description

Red Leaf Shiso - Perilla frutescens var. crispa.

A fast-growing annual in the temperate north. Woody perennial in subtropics to tropics. Native to E. Asia, the plant is widely grown in India, China, Japan, and indeed throughout the world. The leaves are used lightly steamed or pickled, as an accompaniment to sushi or as an ingredient in umeboshi plums.

    30 Seeds/pkt., Certified Organically Grown

    Photo by H. Zell

Shipping Information

Ships from Northern CA.

Shipping Weight: 0.01 lb

Dimensions: 5.0"L x 2.625"W x 0.1"H

Features

    Characteristics

    Organic Status: Certified Organic Product
    Life Cycle : Annual
    Plant Usage : Culinary Herb
    Plant Usage : Medicinal Plant
    Planting Time : Spring
    Seed Unit Sizes : Seed Pack
    Starting Location : Direct Sow
    Starting Location : Start Indoors & Transplant
    Sun Requirements : Full Sun
    Useful Plant Part : Leaves
    Organic Certifier: Oregon Tilth

    Planting & Care

    Soil and Water Plant prefers partial shade to full sun, rich soil and regular watering.

    Planting and Growing Sow in spring, in pots in the greenhouse or directly in a prepared bed in the garden. Germ in about 11 days and grows rapidly. Thin or transplant to 2 feet apart.

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