PlantsPerilla→Shiso (Perilla frutescens var. crispa)

Common names:
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Botanical names:
Perilla frutescens var. crispa Accepted
Perilla frutescens var. nankinensis Synonym

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Annual
Leaves: Unusual foliage color
Uses: Culinary Herb
Edible Parts: Leaves


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Date: 2013
By Kassia
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Location: Bullard, TexasDate: 2017-06-24
By Antsy
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 Photo Courtesy of Baker Creek Heirloom Seeds. Used with permissi
By Joy
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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ID and habits of annual foliage plant? by csandt Aug 10, 2018 9:45 AM 8
starting seeds inside by gardenglassgems Mar 9, 2016 4:01 PM 39
Perilla frutescens; aromatic leaf aka Ooba by Dutchlady1 Apr 25, 2015 7:02 PM 3
Perennial in my neighborhood by crittergarden Aug 20, 2014 7:05 AM 27
Looking for herb seeds by SCButtercup Oct 21, 2014 4:13 PM 4
Brassicas ~ Growing and saving seeds by wildflowers Nov 1, 2016 7:47 PM 26

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