Britton


Information

Is a new beautiful and vigorous variant of green shiso with larger leaves, light-green on top and wine-red under. One portion contains about 400 seeds.


 

Product number:K552
Latin name:Perilla frutescens
Botanic family:The Mint Family - Lamiaceae
Organic:No
Lifespan:Annual
F1 Hybrid:No
New variety:No
Height:50-100 cm

Cultivation advice

Sowing

Sow about 0,5 cm deep in April. The slow to germinate seeds, usually sprout better after 3 weeks in a refrigerator sown in light soil. 

Spacing

Keep 25 cm between the plants!

Harvest

It is grown as an aromatic kitchen-, herb-, medicinal- and garnish plant. The leaves have a special taste resembling curry and are used fresh or dried in soups, salads, preserves, tempura etc. Seeds and inflorescences are used too.

Seed

1200 seeds/g.
A portion contains about 400 seeds.