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Perilla Nankinensis Seeds

Type: Herb
Common Names: Purple Shiso
Color: Deep maroon foliage
Light: Full sun - Light Shade
Water: Average
Soil: Average to Rich
Other info: Perilla is an annual, but reseeds readily if given room and not crowded out by other plants. I like Perilla in my fresh cut flower arrangements as it creates nice color. It also dries well for the same.

Perilla nankinensis
** Perilla nankinensis plant **

#3700 Perilla nankinensis:
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[30 seeds per packet]
Germination: Easy germination. Start seed indoors 4-6 weeks prior to last spring frost. Sow seed in container on good seed starting mix. Cover seeds lightly with mix. Moisten mix. Place container in a location at 68-70°F. Keep mix moist by continued watering or place container inside sandwich baggie to retain moisture until germination begins. Seeds should begin germinating in 10-14 days.

Informational/Photo Links:
1) Perilla frutescens at Dave's Garden
2) Perilla at The GardenWeb
3) Perilla frutescens in Wikipedia
4) Perilla frutescens nankinensis at Plants for a Future
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