Perilla- Red

Perilla frutescens

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Standard seed packet, 100 seeds

$1.25
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Perilla- Red

Perilla frutescens


  • Annual 60cm
  • Asian culinary herb
  • Also known as Shiso


Annual herb growing to 60cm. Also known as "Shiso". Plants are bushy with decorative red/purple foliage. Grown for it roundish serrated leaves, which have an amazing flavour; commonly used in sushi. Can also be used as a bedding plant.


How to sow and grow:

Method: Raise seedlings
Sowing Depth: 1mm
When: Spring or after frost
Germination: 7-21 days @ 19-21°C
Hardiness / Life Cycle: Frost tender Annual
Plant Spacing: 30cm
Plant Height: 60cm
Position: Full or part sun, moist soil
Days to Maturity/Flowering: 85 days

(Product number: A4-10)
Seeds per gram: 845 seeds


SKU A4-10
Shipping Weight 0.0006kg
Botanical name: Perilla frutescens
Packet type: Standard seed packet
Packet quantity: 100 seeds
Seeds per gram: 845
Photo credits:

Photo by Namazu-tron / CC BY-SA 3.0

Perilla- Red

19 January 2020
So glad I sewed some of this! 100 percent agree, amazing smokey unique flavor. Great in salads and stired through pesto pasta. It is slow to go to seed and grows quickly and successfully.
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