Beefsteakplant Perilla frutescens - Ocimum frutescens

Detailed Listing For
Botanical Name:

Perilla frutescens

Family:

Lamiaceae

Genus:

Perilla

Species:

frutescens

Common Name:

Beefsteakplant

Seeds Per Pound:
534,118
Quantity:
0.06 lb
Average Viable Seeds/Packet:
100
Germination:
91%
Germination Test Type:
cut
Purity:
98%
Collection Locale:
Virginia
Crop Year:
2021
In Stock: 0.06 lb
Prices
Items are priced on a curve, you can buy any 'bulk quantity' up to what we have in stock, some examples are:
1 packet
$4.95
2 gram
$12.39
5 gram
$13.56
10 gram
$15.50
Growing Info, follow in order:
Perilla frutescens ( syn. Perilla nankinensis ( Lour. ) Decne. ) is an edible herb and ornamental plant in the Lamiaceae family. Its common name is perilla ; [ 1 ] [ 2 ] it is also called beefsteak plant , [ 1 ] Chinese basil , [ 1 ] wild basil , [ 1 ] purple mint , [ 1 ] rattlesnake weed , [ 1 ] or summer coleus . [ 1 ]
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Physical Characteristics  Perilla frutescens is a ANNUAL/PERENNIAL growing to 0.6 m (2ft) by 0.3 m (1ft in). It is hardy to zone 8 and is frost tender. It is in flower from Jul to August. The flowers are hermaphrodite (have both male and female organs) The plant prefers light (sandy) and medium (loamy) soils and requires well-drained soil.The plant prefers acid, neutral and basic (alkaline) soils..It cannot grow in the shade.It requires moist soil.
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Usda description:
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Physical Characteristics : ANNUAL/PERENNIAL growing to 0.6 m (2ft) by 0.3 m (1ft in). It is hardy to zone 8 and is frost tender. It is in flower from Jul to August. The flowers are hermaphrodite (have both male and female organs) The plant prefers light (sandy) and medium (loamy) soils and requires well-drained soil.The plant prefers acid, neutral and basic (alkaline) soils..It cannot grow in the shade.It requires moist soil.
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Perilla frutescens ( Green Shiso ; Egoma syn. Perilla nankinensis ( Lour. ) Decne. ) is an ornamental plant in the Lamiaceae family. Its leaves are used as foods in Japan and its seeds are used to make edible oil in Korea . The leaves are also eaten in Korea. Sometimes, the seeds are ground and added to soup for seasoning in Korea . It is used in traditional Chinese medicine .
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Usda description:
More info on http://plants.usda.gov