Perilla frutescens

Beefsteakplant, Perilla, Shiso

In Stock: 0.057 lb (Total:0.057lb)
  • Perilla frutescens

    All items have bulk rates priced in
select i.*, substring_index(group_concat(distinct pa.country order by rsi.date_added desc),',',-1) as source_country from inventory_item_manage i left outer join sheffields_2017.receiving_shipments_item_has_inventory_item hrsi on i.id = hrsi.inventory_item_id left outer join sheffields_2017.receiving_shipments_item rsi on rsi.id = hrsi.receiving_shipments_item_id left outer join sheffields_2017.po on rsi.po_id = po.id left outer join sheffields_2017.po_address pa on pa.po_id = po.id where i.inventory_id = '697890' group by i.id

Seed lots

0.1 lb


Germination test:
Seeds per lb:
0.06 lb
Collected in:
Crop year:
Inventory ID:

Growing Info

Scarification: Soak in water, let stand in water for 24 hours
Stratification: none required
Germination: surface sow and keep moist, requires light for germination

Perilla frutescens, also known as Perilla, Beefsteakplant or Shiso, is an annual plant native to Southeast Asia and the Indian highlands. It is widely cultivated in Korea, Southern China, and India. Perilla frutescens var. crispa, also known as shiso, is another culinary variety of the plant used in Japanese and Vietnamese cuisine. Perilla leaves are green with a touch of purple on the underside and have a broad oval shape with serrated margins. The plant is rich in dietary fiber and minerals and is used extensively in culinary preparations in China, India, Japan, Korea, and Nepal. Perilla seeds can be roasted and ground with salt, chilis, and tomatoes to make a savory dip or chutney, and the oil pressed from toasted perilla seeds has a unique nutty aroma and taste, making it an excellent flavor enhancer, condiment, and cooking oil in Korean cuisine. The plant is also used in Manchu, Manipuri, and Nepalese cuisine. Perilla frutescens is a versatile and highly nutritious ingredient that adds a distinct flavor to any dish.

You might also like

Aralia spinosa clean seed

Aralia spinosa clean seed

Devil's Walking Stick, Devil's Walkingstick

Nicotiana alata

Nicotiana alata

Flowering Tobacco, Jasmine Tobacco

Monarda fistulosa

Monarda fistulosa

Wild Bergamot

(315) 497-1058
269 NY-34 Locke NY 13092

HOME - logo

Find us on: