Perilla Shiso seed
Hardy annual, also known as beefsteak plant. Deeply cut, aromatic, green leaf with crinkled edges. Allspice flavours with a hint of plum
Indoors; sow in trays in warmth, germination takes 1-2 weeks. Pot on, plant out 30cm apart
Outdoors; in warm sunny position, throughout spring and summer, thin to 30 cm spacing. Prefers site in full sun but moist rich soil. Sowon surface, needs light to germinate so cover lightly.