The Ohba Ao Shiso is a heirloom herb from Japan, also known as Beefsteak plant, It has green flat leaves and a wonderful refreshing flavor and has a bush growth habit which can be encouraged by pinching off leaves to promotes branching and leaf production.
Scientific Name: Perilla Frutescens var. crispa
Plant Life Cycle: Annual
Germination time in days: 4-10 days
Indicative Days to maturity: 60-70 days
Sunlight: full sun
Soil requirement: well-drained, fertile