Eye-catching green leaves with burgundy undersides. Good salad mix item, or use larger leaves as sushi wraps or garnishes. Larger leaf and plant than other Shisos. Mild mint/basil aroma. Also good for ornamental use. 80-85 days.
Cold-tolerant plants that stand in the field for harvest as needed in late fall and early winter. May overwinter in mild seasons, or die back and sprout from the root in spring for an extra-early crop. See our Fall & Winter Vegetable Guide for specific planting/harvest times & freeze-out temperatures.
Care: Plant 6-12″ apart in rows 12-18″ apart in full sun. Plants grow 18-30″ tall. Harvest leaves as needed.