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Edible Flowers

Edible Flowers

Variety's Flowers may be consumed.

Grows Well in Containers

Grows Well in Containers

Variety does well when grown in a container.

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

Use for Cut Flowers and Bouquets

Good variety to choose for fresh cut Flowers displays.

Britton
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BrittonShiso Seed

2943

Product ID: 2943

Eye-catching green leaves with red undersides.

Good salad mix item, or use larger leaves as sushi wraps or garnishes. Larger leaf and plant than our Red and Green Shisos. Mild mint/basil aroma. Also good for ornamental use. Leaves show best color contrast when grown in temperatures below 85ºF/29ºC. Also known as perilla.

• 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. 8,000 seeds/oz. Packet: 200 seeds.

Quick Facts

Days to Maturity or Bloom:   80-85

Plant Cycle:   (A)  

Product Symbols:

Edible Flowers   Grows Well in Containers   Salad Mix Component   Use for Cut Flowers and Bouquets  

Shipping Information & Notes

PLEASE NOTE: For best germination, seed should be stored in the freezer until planting.

Growing Information

Shiso

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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