Green Shiso | Herb Seed
$3.85 – $174.00 AUD excl gst
Versatile Asian culinary herb.
Distinct cinnamon/clove flavor and aroma, with the spiciness of cumin. Used in Asian cooking, sushi and salad mix. Also known as Perilla.
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 45cm apart. Sow seeds shallowly or cover lightly, as light is required for germination. Can grow somewhat thickly, or thin to 15-30cm apart.
LIGHT PREFERENCE: Sun.
SOIL REQUIREMENTS: Shiso grows well in medium to rich, sandy soils.
PLANT HEIGHT: 45-60cm.
PLANT SPACING: 15-30cm.
HARDINESS ZONES: Annual.
HARVEST: Leaves may be harvested for fresh use once the plants have become established.