General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Annual
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Plant Height: 1-3 feet
Leaves: Fragrant
Broadleaf
Fruit: Edible to birds
Fruiting Time: Fall
Flowers: Inconspicuous
Flower Color: Pink
White
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Late summer or early fall
Uses: Culinary Herb
Medicinal Herb
Edible Parts: Leaves
Seeds or Nuts
Eating Methods: Raw
Cooked
Wildlife Attractant: Butterflies
Propagation: Seeds: Days to germinate: 5-10 days

Image
Common names
  • Korean Perilla Large Leaf
  • Shiso
  • Beefsteak Leaf
  • Ggaennip
  • Deulkkae
Also sold as:
  • Sesame Leaves

Photo Gallery
Location: Savannah, Georgia, USA
Date: 2014-10-15
Waiting for the seeds to ripen.
Location: Savannah, Georgia, USA
Date: 2014-06-02
Green Korean Perilla, Korean Shiso, also called Sesame leaves (bu
Location: Savannah, Georgia, USA
Date: 2014-10-21
Location: Stockton, CA
Date: 2014-09-26
Location: Savannah, Georgia, USA
Date: 2015 Aug 9
My garden
Location: Benicia, CA
Date: 2015-09-16
Location: Perelman Park, Manheim Township, Lancaster County Pennsylvania
Date: 2016-08-15
Location: Perelman Park, Manheim Township, Lancaster County Pennsylvania
Date: 2016-08-15

Photo courtesy of Annie's Annuals and Perennials

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