Shiso, Red (Perilla frutescens) - 200 Seeds

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This versatile Asian culinary herb has a distinct cinnamon/clove flavor and aroma, with the spiciness of cumin. Used in Asian cooking, sushi and salad mix. Also known as perilla. 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.

•American grown seeds
•Perennial in 10-11
•USDA Zones: 3-12

Growing Instructions:
Note from Ryan.... Shiso seeds degrade rather quickly as far as seeds go and should be stored in the freezer until they're ready to plant to prevent this. Being out the freezer during shipping is fine, but the more time in the cold, the better. Please be weary of sellers who are selling seeds from as far back as 2018. These seeds are from 2020 and we wouldn't think of selling Shiso seeds older than that. Sow in spring after the last frost. The shiso seeds will germinate rapidly at 68 degrees or even a little cooler. Plant 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.

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