350 Purple Shiso Seeds - Seed World
350 Purple Shiso Seeds - Seed World

350 Purple Shiso Seeds

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Purple Shiso Seeds - Perilla - Japanese Basil - Red Mint

Shiso seeds (Perilla frutescens) are also known as Japanese Basil, Zi Su, Red Soviet Union, Purple Basil, or Red Mint. This is a culinary herb that is correlated to a mix of citrus, cinnamon, and coriander.

The bush-like plant will produce large aromatic purple leaves that are perfect for salads to sushi to pickling. This annual herb is also known to possess some medicinal qualities. For best germination results, soak seeds in water for 24 hours before seeding.

  • Sunlight: Full Sun, Partial Shade
  • USDA Hardiness Zone (°F): Zones 3-12
  • Species: Rattlesnake Weed, Red, Beefsteak Plant
  • Soil pH: 5.0 - 6.5
  • Common Name: Japanese Basil, Perilla, Wild basil
  • Soil Type: Chalk, Clay, Loam, Peat, Saline, Sand, Silt
  • Climate: Sub-tropical, Temperate
  • Watering: Medium
  • Germination in 14-20 days, Maturity in 80-85 days
  • Collected: 5/20
  • Germination: 85%

Quantity: 350 Seeds

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