Herbs Shiso Asia Ip

Asia Ip

Shiso Seed

Product ID: 3623

Flat-leaf green type.

Leaves are similar to Britton type in shape and size, but are medium green with pink tinge on undersides. Stronger flavor than standard green shiso with uniform, full habit.

• Edible Flowers: The flowers are a flavorful addition to salads and Asian dishes. Pairs well with fish, rice, noodles, and cucumbers. The minty, basil-like flavor has hints of clove and cumin. Avg. 7,470 seeds/oz. Packet: 200 seeds.

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Packet

$4.10
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1/2 Ounce

$12.85
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1 Ounce

$22.35
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1/4 Pound

$59.10
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1 Pound

$198.80
Backordered until Feb 13, 2018
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Additional Information

DAYS TO GERMINATION: 7-21 days.

SOWING: Direct seed (recommended): Store seed in the freezer for best germination. Sow in spring after the last frost, 1-2 seeds per inch, in rows 18" apart. Sow seeds shallowly or cover lightly, as light is required for germination. Can grow somewhat thickly, or thin to 6-12" apart.

LIGHT PREFERENCE: Sun.

SOIL REQUIREMENTS: Shiso grows well in medium to rich, sandy soils.

PLANT HEIGHT: 18-30".

PLANT SPACING: 6-12".

HARDINESS ZONES: Annual.

HARVEST: Leaves may be harvested for fresh use once the plants have become established.

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Quick Facts

Latin Name
Perilla frutescens
Days To Maturity
Average number of days from seeding date until ready for harvest.
80 - 85 Days
Life Cycle
Plants can be Annuals (single growing season), Perennials (grow year after year), Tender Perennials (grow year after year in warmer climates; and in some cases when given special protection in colder climates), or Biennials (require two years to mature).
Annual
Hybrid Status
Hybrid: The offspring of a cross between two or more distinct parent lines, usually of same species, and selected for improved traits.<br>Open-pollinated: A non-hybrid variety that can reproduce itself in kind, demonstrating relatively stable traits from one generation to the next.
Open Pollinated
Product Features
Use for Cut Flowers and Bouquets Use for Cut Flowers and Bouquets
Variety good for fresh cut-flower displays.
Edible Flowers Edible Flowers
Variety's flowers may be consumed.
Salad Mix Component Salad Mix Component
A mixture of lettuce and greens with different colors, flavors and textures, harvested at a tender, baby, bite-size stage. For fresh salads.
Use for Cut Flowers and Bouquets Salad Mix Component Edible Flowers