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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

Use for cut flowers and bouquets

Good variety to choose for fresh cut Flowers displays.

Red Shiso
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Red ShisoShiso Seed

937

Product ID: 937

Spicy Oriental favorite.

Distinct cinnamon/clove flavor and aroma, with the spiciness of cumin. Used in oriental cooking, sushi and salad mix. Red Shiso colors radish pickles and "umeboshi" plums. Choose from red- or green-leaved varieties. 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. Also known as perilla. 80-85 days to harvest. Avg. 27,000 seeds/oz. Packet: 200 seeds.

Product Price Qty
937Packet  $3.95 
9371/2 Ounce  $11.95 
9371 Ounce  $20.75 
9371/4 Pound  $54.85 
9371 Pound  $184.60 

Quick Facts

Days to Maturity or Bloom:   80-85

Plant Cycle:   (A)  

Product Symbols:

Edible Flowers   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.

Salad Mix | Production

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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