Perilla frustescens or Shi-So

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SHI-SO  Aprx 150 seeds

Perilla frustescens, or sometimes called Shi-So, is a very popular herb in Japan and many other Asian countries. Young leaves and flowering shoots are used for cooking and pickling because of their aromatic flavour. Enjoys full sun or partial shading. The leaves have quite a strong aroma and flavour of cinnamon.  Also useful as a foliage plant in a jungle style garden.