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Shiso 'Aojiso'

Perilla frutescens

  • 3 plantings
  • 0 available for swap
  • 2 wanted
  • 1 stashed

Aojiso is part of the Perilla genus and is a Shiso variety. Its scientific name is Perilla frutescens 'Aojiso'. This variety is an Herb that typically grows as an Annual, which is defined as a plant that matures and completes its lifecycle over the course of a single year. Normally grows with a forb-like habit.

Aojiso Shiso is normally fairly low maintenance and is normally quite easy to grow, as long as a level of basic care is provided throughout the year. Being aware of the basic soil, sun and water preferences will result in a happier and healthier plant.

This variety plant info is provided by the myfolia gardener's wiki. All details about Aojiso have been kindly provided by our members.

How to grow Aojiso

  • Full Sun

  • Medium

Try to plant in a location that enjoys full sun and remember to water moderately. Keep in mind when planting that Aojiso is thought of as tender, so remember to wait until your soil is warm and the night time temperature is well above freezing before moving outside.

Growing Aojiso from seed

Try to aim for a seed spacing of at least 7.8 inches (20.0 cm) and sow at a depth of around 0.0 inches (0.0 cm). Soil temperature should be kept higher than 18°C / 64°F to ensure good germination.

Transplanting Aojiso

Ensure that temperatures are mild and all chance of frost has passed before planting out, as Aojiso is a tender plant.

Harvesting Aojiso