Shiso Purple Frills

Shiso Purple Frills
Shiso Purple Frills
Shiso Purple Frills
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Product Description

Shiso Purple Frills
Perilla frutescens

With striking, deep chocolatey-maroon foliage, this plant provides exceptional textural interest to arrangements. Leaves are crimped and curled with serrated edges. Flowers are nondescript, and this variety is a superb, scented dark foliage choice from mid summer through autumn.

Details:
Plant type: annual
Height: 24-36”
Site: full sun
Days to maturity: 80-85 days
Plant spacing: 12”
Pinch: not necessary
Approx seeds per packet: 100

How to Grow:
Freeze seed for 2-3 weeks before sowing to speed up germination. Sow indoors 4 weeks before last frost. Sow seeds shallowly or cover lightly, as light is required for germination.

Harvesting/Vase Life:
Harvest when foliage has become thick and stems are woody, or any time after a flower spike begins to emerge. Expect a vase life of 10-14 days if preservative is used.