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- 'Red Perilla' - (Non-GMO) - Shiso Herb Seeds - 500mg
'Red Perilla' - (Non-GMO) - Shiso Herb Seeds - 500mg
400+ Seed per Pack!
Asian herb used from Thai to Japanese dishes such as pho, salad rolls, or Sushi. Can be paired with cilantro, Thai Basil, Mint and lettuce. Also can be grown as a microgreen. Can be grown in containers or in the garden. Easy to grow, however requires a slight cold stratification. Plant outdoors before last frost to allow for this cold stratification. (February, March or April). Perilla also requires a tiny bit of light to help germination so don't cover completely. Only allow for a slight covering of soil. Planting separation: 20-25cm. Sowing depth: 0.5 cm. Will germinate after cold stratification once soil warms so please be patient. Partial shade or Full sun. Well-drained yet moist nutrient rich soil. However avoid waterlogging. Plant height approx. 30-50cm. Annual.
Perilla frutescens var. crispa Family: Lamiaceae