Perilla (Shiso) Green – Sophia
Organic non GMO seeds for microgreens
12,90 € – 211,10 €
Organic green Perilla, or Shiso, seeds are a typical oriental variety from China and Japan, similar to our basil and famous for pots uses in food, medicinal and ornamental fields.
The non-GMO microgreens of green Perilla have an irresistibly sweet flavor; it is a mix of mint and basil aromas with a fresh anise aftertaste with a light touch of cinnamon.
Organic Green Perilla
Organic Green Perilla seeds, botanical name Perilla frutescens, are also known as Green Shiso and Japanese Basil.
The origin of these seeds dates back to remote rural areas of China and Japan and has always been widely sought after for both its unique flavor and countless beneficial properties.
Organic Green Perilla microgreens grow with a dark green color that becomes lighter as the plant develops.
Their flavor makes them one of the best-selling items for organic microgreens. In fact, Green Perilla boasts a unique flavor in terms of sweetness and freshness, from the first taste it releases an intense taste of mint and basil with a wonderful aftertaste of anise with a slight hint of cinnamon.
How can I grow it?
Producing organic green Perilla microgreens is quick and easy, even at home.
Organic Green Perilla seeds, being very sensitive to temperature changes can grow unevenly so we recommend storing the seed in the refrigerator for 3-4 days before soaking.
This small step will cause the seeds to reawaken their germination will allowing you to have a more homogeneous harvest.
Before sowing, we recommend soaking the seeds in cold water for 4-5 hours.
Once harvested and dried you can proceed with sowing, preferably in potting soil and store the tray in the dark until the germination process is complete, usually 5 to 7 days.
Arriving at this point, place your tray with organic green Perilla sprouts under a light fountain.
Harvesting organic green Perilla microgreens will take only 10/14 days.
For the more patient who would like to harvest green Perilla with lighter, more developed leaves, continue watering for another 10/12 days and you will be able to fully enjoy the flavor of these wonderful organic leaves.
How can I eat it?
Organic Green Perilla microgreens and leaves thanks to their sweet taste and a very fresh aroma are very popular as edible decoration of your most sophisticated desserts and dishes. Organic Green Perilla leaves are very popular in Asian cuisine and in the preparation of sushi and sashimi dishes.
Organic Green Perilla seeds may contain traces of, soy, mustard, wheat, gluten and grasses.
Store seeds in a cool, ventilated place, with temperature between 8° and 20° C, away from weather, changes in humidity and sunlight.
Perilla (Shiso) Green for microgreens – Non-GMO organic seed
Botanical name: Perilla frutescens.
Number of seeds per gram: 700.
Weight of 1,000 seeds: 1.43 gr.
Packaging available online: 10gr | 50gr | 100gr | 250gr | 500gr
Seed color: white or brown.
Color of microgreens: red.
Flavor: Sweet and delicate mint and basil with a hint of anise and cinnamon.
Guaranteed minimum germination rate: 80%.
Difficulty of growth: medium.
Soaking: 4/5 hours in cold water.
Keep in the dark for 5/7 days.
Germinates in 5/7 days.
Microgreens: 10 + days.
Leaf: 20 + days.
Home farmer’s tip: Keep in refrigerator for 2/4 days before soaking seed.