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.
|Latin name:||Perilla frutescens|
|Botanic family:||The Mint Family - Lamiaceae|
SowingSow 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.
SpacingKeep 25 cm between the plants!
HarvestIt 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.
A portion contains about 400 seeds.