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Perilla (Shiso), Perilla Red Aka Shiso

Perilla (Shiso), Perilla Red Aka Shiso

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You will get 500mg seeds of Perilla (Shiso), Perilla Red Aka Shiso for planting.

Perilla (Shiso), Perilla Red Aka Shiso, is a type of PERILLA plant that is native to East Asia. It is an easy-to-grow annual herb that grows in warm climates and produces dark red leaves with a distinctive flavor. The plant is also known for its medicinal properties and has been used in traditional Chinese medicine for centuries.

Perilla Red Aka Shiso is a great choice for beginning gardeners as it requires minimal care and maintenance. Here's how to grow it from seed:

• Plant the seeds in well-draining soil, about 1/4 inch deep.

• Place the seeds in an area that receives full sun or partial shade.

• Keep the soil moist but not soggy.

• Thin the seedlings when they reach 4 inches tall, leaving only the strongest plants.

• Harvest the leaves when they reach 6-8 inches tall.

This beautiful plant can bring a unique flavor to your dishes and can be used fresh or dried. It is also known for its medicinal properties, such as helping to reduce inflammation, improve digestion, and boost immunity.

Perilla Red Aka Shiso (Perilla frutescens) is an annual herb that can reach up to 3 feet tall when mature. Its scientific name comes from its Latin name, which means ""bristly,"" referring to its hairy stem and leaves. The leaves are dark red with a distinctive flavor that has been likened to mint, basil, and cumin combined.

This easy-to-grow herb requires minimal care and maintenance:
• Planting depth: 1/4 inch deep
• Soil requirement: Well-draining
• Light requirement: Full sun or partial shade
• Water requirement: Keep soil moist but not soggy
• Fertilizer: Not necessary

With proper care and maintenance, Perilla Red Aka Shiso can provide you with a unique flavor for your dishes and potential medicinal benefits. Give this beautiful plant a try today!

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