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Shiso 'Green'


Zones: Annual
Exposure: Full to Part Sun
Size: 24"H x 18"S
Pot Size: 3.25”
Availability: SPRING 2021

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Buy 18 or more of the SAME plant, the price per plant drops by $1.00.

Product Features

  • Culinary
  • Medicinal
  • Container
  • Rare
  • Green Shiso Plants

    Perilla futescens

    Shiso 'Green' plants, also known as Japanese Basil and Beefsteak Plants, have a distinct cinnamon and clove-like flavor and aroma. This interesting and unique flavor compliments all sorts of dishes, especially Asian cuisine. Similar to both Mint and Fennel in taste, this wonderful herb is rich in minerals and vitamins, calcium and iron. Shiso has anti-inflammatory properties, and is used to treat indigestion, colds and coughs.

  • Perilla frutescens

    Characteristics: Shiso is an annual which grows much like basil

    Light: Shiso can grow in Full Sun to Part Shade

    Soil: Needs well draining soil

    Use: A delicious addition to any Asian cuisine, particularly as a sushi wrap, garnish with sashimi and the flowers are edible

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