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Perilla frutescens

For sale by Mariko Pon

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I have 2 red shiso plants and 2 green shiso plants available

Plant Size
Total Price
10cm × 10cm
£3.50

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Plant Finder: about Perilla frutescens

Common names

Beefsteak plant, Perilla

Description

Perilla frutescens (Beefsteak plant). The leaves are red-purple and extremely attractive, they will range in colours from white to reddish-pink on a single plant. It is a half-hardy annual, grown for its colourful foliage.

Cultivation

You will need to plant in moist, well-drained soil in sun or partial-shade. The young plants will tolerate light frosts and should be planted in late winter.

Interest and use

Ornamental, foliage

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Perilla frutescens | London, N5 | Copyright Greenplantswap 2017
  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessFrost hardy (min -5°C)
  • SoilClay, Well drained, Light, Medium, Sandy
  • Soil pH7.0
  • WaterMoist

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