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Growing shiso from seed aka perilla frutescens

Jun 7, 2018

Shiso Sexy! Growing Perilla Frutescens from Seed

Remarkable foliage. Unusual flavor. Potential for combating a devastating virus, and for preventing food poisoning. Perilla frutescens (aka shiso) is gaining traction among North American herb gardeners, especially as we embrace Chinese herbal medicine and Asian cuisine. Here's the lowdown on growing shiso from seed.