Perilla – Shiso Green

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Perilla Shiso Green is slightly spicier than the red perilla and tastes more like cinnamon. The red perilla has an anise flavour.

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Perilla Shiso Green

Perilla Shiso Green is slightly spicier than the red perilla and tastes more like cinnamon. The red perilla has an anise flavour.

Cultivation Advice Perilla Shiso Green

Time to Germinate: 14-28 Days
Temperature Required: 21°c +
Days to Maturity: 70 Days
Light: Full Sun
Sowing Months: March to June
Harvest Months: August – September

  • Sow thinly in trays undercover from early Apr through to mid-summer, lightly covering the seed and keeping out of direct sunlight until germinated.
  • The growing medium should be free draining as the seed can rot if too wet. Early sowings will need additional warmth provided.
  • Germination 14-28 days at 70F. Transplant when large enough to handle and gradually acclimatise outdoors after all danger of frost has passed. Best planted out in full sun in free draining soil.
  • Harvest leave when young and tender. Both the flowers and subsequent seeds are also edible.